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8 NATO troops die in Afghanistan during past 2 days

By the CNN Wire Staff
updated 2:41 PM EDT, Thu September 29, 2011
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • 3 died after an IED attack in eastern Afghanistan's Wardak province
  • Another 3 died following an IED attack in southern Afghanistan

Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) -- Eight NATO troops have died in Afghanistan over the past two days, seven of them from war-related causes, the International Security Assistance Force said.

One ISAF service member died Wednesday following an attack in eastern Afghanistan's Wardak province.

Three ISAF service members died Wednesday following an IED attack in southern Afghanistan and three others died after an IED attack in eastern Afghanistan, ISAF said.

In a separate incident, an ISAF member died Thursday in southern Afghanistan as a result of a non-battle-related injury, ISAF said.

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