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Four U.S. Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan


http://gdb.rferl.org/8475ed87-7c6c-4479-9d28-5c68410c334e_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/8475ed87-7c6c-4479-9d28-5c68410c334e_mw800_mh600.jpg (RFE/RL) March 12, 2006 -- The U.S. military says four U.S. soldiers were killed on March 12 in a roadside bombing in eastern Afghanistan.


A U.S. military spokesman, Colonel Jim Yonts, said the troops' armored vehicle hit an explosive device in the Pech Valley of Konar Province, where they were patrolling in an effort to keep a road open to traffic.


It was the deadliest attack in Afghanistan on U.S. forces in a month.


(AP, Reuters)

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