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U.S. Soldiers Killed In South Afghanistan

NATO has lowered the death toll in a roadside bombing in Afghanistan, saying three U.S. service personnel were killed instead of four, as was earlier reported.

The alliance said the soldiers were killed on May 15 in a roadside bomb in the southern province of Kandahar.

A spokesman for the provincial governor’s office, Jawid Ahmad Faisal, said the soldiers were in a vehicle on patrol in Zhari district.

Several others were reported wounded in the blast.

On May 12, three Georgian soldiers serving with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) were killed and several injured in a combined attack by militants on their base in neighboring Helmand Province.

Based on reporting by Reuters, AP, and AFP