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Two US coalition soldiers killed in Afghanistan

The soldiers, who had been conducting a security patrol together with Afghan troops in Kandahar province, died on Saturday when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb.

world Updated: Mar 23, 2008 09:55 IST

Two soldiers from the US-led coalition have been killed in southern Afghanistan. The soldiers, who had been conducting a security patrol together with Afghan troops in Kandahar province, died on Saturday when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb.

The US-led coalition did not release the nationalities of the two soldiers.

Last year was the most violent in Afghanistan since the 2001 US-led invasion. The UN says more than 8,000 people died in insurgency related violence.