Two foreign soldiers killed in eastern Afghanistan

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Two soldiers with the NATO-led international forces were killed Sunday in an improvised explosive device attack in eastern Afghanistan, the military coalition said, dpa reported.

The alliance did not specify the nationality of the deceased nor the exact location of the incident.

Mostly American soldiers are deployed in eastern part of the country that borders Pakistan and is now the focus of military efforts.

544 soldiers with NATO-led troops have been killed so far this year, according to an independent tally website iCasualties.org. The number is the second highest since the war started in 2001. Last year, 711 foreign soldiers were killed in Afghanistan.

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