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Third French soldier dies in as many days

Text by News Wires

Latest update : 2010-01-14

Afghan insurgents killed four US troops and one French soldier in separate incidents in eastern and southern Afghanistan Wednesday, according to a NATO statement. This is the third French fatality in as many days.

AFP - Four US troops and a French soldier were killed in separate incidents in eastern and southern Afghanistan on Wednesday, NATO said.
  


Two US soldiers died when IEDs, or improvised explosive devices went off in the east of the country in the morning. Another soldier died in fighting also in the east and a fourth died of wounds suffered in the explosion of an IED in the south.
  
The French defence ministry said a French non-commissioned officer died on the road between Bagram and Nijrab in the east, the third French soldier to die in as many days.

Date created : 2010-01-13

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