Wire: 2 US Troops Killed in Afghanistan, July Deadliest Month of War
Off the Wire:
WASHINGTON, July 24, 2009 -- Newswire services this morning reported that a bomb attack killed two American service members in southern Afghanistan on Friday.
NATO reported the insurgent attack and U.S. military spokesman Navy Lt. Robert Carr confirmed that the troops were American.
No other details were immediately available.
July has been the deadliest month for U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan. Friday's deaths raised the American toll to 37, well above the 28 who were killed in two months last summer.
(Report from newswire sources.)
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