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2 US Soldiers Die in Afghanistan

July 4, 2009

It is a sad July 4th, indeed. Two soldiers were killed when Taliban forces launched two rockets at a US Base in Afghanistan today. Nine people on the US installation were injured, seven American soldiers and two Afghan soldiers. The battle lasted 2 hours ending when the US called in an air strike.

During the clash, which ended only after United States forces called in airstrikes, a suicide bomber drove an explosives-laden truck toward the base’s gates. It blew up when American troops fired on it.

Read more about it from Yahoo!

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