Two US soldiers killed in Afghanistan bomb attack: NATO mission

US soldiers inspect the site of a roadside bomb blast at Abed Kheel near Charikar district of Parwan. (File photo: Reuters)

Two American soldiers were killed and two others injured in a roadside bomb attack on a US Army vehicle in southern Afghanistan on Saturday, the NATO mission there said.

“In accordance with US Department of Defense policy, the names of the service members killed in action will be withheld until 24 hours after notification of next of kin is complete,” the NATO Resolute Support mission said in a statement.

The Taliban earlier claimed responsibility for the attack.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 10:05 - GMT 07:05