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Five NATO Troops Killed In Afghanistan

NATO says five international troops were killed today in separate incidents across Afghanistan.

The alliance says three members of its force were killed in a vehicle accident in southern Afghanistan.

Another service member died when a makeshift bomb exploded in the south, while a fifth NATO service member was killed in an insurgent attack
in the east.

The U.S. military said four of the dead were American.

The nationality of the fifth dead soldier was not immediately available.

Separately, Spain said two of its soldiers sustained minor injuries when they were ambushed by insurgents in the northwest.

And the Afghan government said bomb attacks and ambushes killed four Afghan police officers and two civilians across the country today.

compiled from agency reports