International Security Assistance Force following a statement on Sunday announced, “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 nationalities of the deceased soldiers.
This comes as two British servicemen, from 1st Battalion Welsh Guards and the Royal Air Force, were killed in Helmand province, Afghanistan while they were providing security to local officials, the Ministry of Defence said.
The attacks on Saturday were conducted by two people wearing police uniforms on a patrol base in the Lashkar Gah district of Helmand, an International Security Assistance Force spokesman said. One of the gunmen is on the run and the other was killed when forces returned fire.