Suicide Bomber Kills 2 Nato Soldiers in Logar

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A suicide bomber struck a Nato convoy in Logar province Wednesday morning, killing two Nato soldiers and injuring at least one more troop, local officials said.

The bomber, who was on foot, targeted the Nato convoy while it was in the Alias village of Logar's Baraki Barack district at around 08:30AM local time, provincial spokesman Din Mohammad Darwish told TOLOnews.

Isaf confirmed to TOLOnews that the attack was the same mentioned it its casualty report Wednesday morning.

The report said two Nato troops were killed in an insurgent attack in eastern Afghanistan Wednesday, but gave no further details.

The Isaf spokeperson declined to confirm whether any other soldiers were injured.

Darwish said more Nato soldiers had arrived in the area.

The Taliban claimed the attack in a statement to media at 6:00PM saying that seven US soldiers were killed. 

Baraki Barak district is considered insecure in the province with insurgents frequently using improvised explosive devices to target Nato and Afghan troops.

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