A military official quoted by NBC News confirmed that the two service died on Saturday were American service members.
NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) following a statement said, “Two International Security Assistance Force service members died following an improvised explosive device attack in eastern Afghanistan today.”
The statement did not disclose further information regarding the exact location of the incident and nationality of the deceased soldier.
International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) generally do not disclose identities of the NATO soldiers killed in Afghanistan saying, “It is ISAF policy to defer casualty identification procedures to the relevant national authorities.”
At least 105 NATO service members including 81 US troops, 6 British troops and 18 soldiers from the other countries have been killed in Afghanistan since the beginning of 2013.