Monday, December 23, 2013
Two NATO International Security Assistance Force members were killed Monday in Afghanistan, in separate attacks, after enemy forces hit them with direct fire.
According to the ISAF Joint Command Twitter feed, one service member died in eastern Afghanistan, and the other in southern Afghanistan.
ISAF does not release the identities or the the nationalities of its casualties, allowing the home countries of the fallen to do so instead.
No word yet on the nationalities of the two soldiers who died.
According to The Associated Press, insurgents in Afghanistan have stepped up their attacks in the past few months...
...intensifying a campaign to regain territory as foreign forces draw down ahead of full withdrawal at the end of 2014.