6 French troops killed, 4 injured in eastern Afghanistan
By Sajad - 09 Jun 2012, 12:18 pm
According to reports the incident took place after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives near the convoy of NATO troops. Unconfirmed reports suggest at least 6 French troops were killed following the incident.
In the meantime International Security Assistance Force following a press release confirmed at least 4 NATO service members were killed following an insurgent attack in eastern Afghanistan, however the source did not disclose further information regarding the exact location of the incident and nationality of the deceased soldiers.
Nejrab district chief Sultan Mohammad Safi confirming the report said the incident took place at a market in this district , killing 6 French troops and injuring 4 others.
Taliban militants group spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid claimed responsibility behind the incident and said at least 12 French troops were killed following the explosion.