Two NATO troops, one civilian killed in Afghan accident

Two NATO troops, one civilian killed in Afghan accident

PanARMENIAN.Net - The U.S.-led international coalition in Afghanistan said two of its service members and one civilian employee have died in an aircraft accident, the Associated Press reports.

A NATO statement said the "aircraft mishap" happened on Friday, Jan 10 in eastern Afghanistan. The alliance provided no details on the accident, and the names and nationalities of those killed were not released.

Four NATO troops have been killed in Afghanistan so far this year. One service member was killed in a suicide attack on Jan 4, also in eastern Afghanistan, and another on Jan 1.

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