Wednesday, 08 August 2012 13:49
Three International Security Assistance Force service members died following an insurgent attack in eastern Afghanistan today.
The exact location of the incident or the nationalities of the troops have not been released yet, according to ISAF protocol.
Improvised Explosive Devices have been responsible for 50 percent of US soldier casualties this year, according to the website.
The tally of Isaf soldier deaths in Afghanistan this year now stands at 278. The majority of those who died are Americans, with 211 US soldiers 28 British soldiers killed.
Roadside bombs are frequently used by insurgents to target foreign and Afghan National Security Forces.