Wire: Suicide Bomber Kills 2 US Servicemembers In Afghanistan
Off the Wire:
WASHINGTON, Oct. 2, 2009 -- Newswire services this afternoon reported that a suicide bomber struck a convoy of U.S. forces in southern Afghanistan on Friday, killing two U.S. servicemembers, a press officer for U.S. and NATO-led troops said.
Captain Elizabeth Mathias gave no further details of the attack.
The Reuters news service reported that a suicide bomber killed one American servicemember in a similar attack on a convoy on Wednesday in Khost province in the southeast.
The Associated Press reported that an American servicemember died when Taliban militants fired rocket-propelled grenades at a patrol late Thursday in eastern Afghanistan.
(Report from newswire sources.)