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British Soldier, Four Norwegian Troops Die In Afghanistan

Four Norwegian soldiers with the NATO-led international force died when their vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb on June 27.

Britain also says one of its soldiers was killed in Afghanistan. The soldier died on June 27 in a firefight with insurgents in the Nahr-e Saraj district of the southern Helmand Province.

Britain has about 9,500 troops in Afghanistan as part of an international coalition, most of them battling insurgents in Helmand.

compiled from agency reports