9 Jul 2012

NATO troops killed by bomb

9:19 pm on 9 July 2012

Six NATO soldiers were killed by a roadside bomb in eastern Afghanistan on Sunday.

Insurgents in the south killed a foreign soldier earlier in the day.

The deaths took the number of NATO troops killed in the last two days to eight, Reuters reports.

Also on Sunday, 28 Afghan civilians and police were killed in southern Kandahar and Helmand provinces.