August 11, 2006

NATO soldier killed in Afghan suicide blast

KABUL (Reuters) - A NATO soldier was killed in Afghanistan
on Friday when a suicide bomber rammed his car into a convoy in
the violence-racked south of the country, near the border with

The incident happened mid-afternoon in Kandahar province,
NATO said in a statement. A Taliban spokesman told Reuters
eight foreign soldiers had been killed in the attack. Neither
report could be independently verified.