Afghan militants threaten more attacks after deadly bombing
Hezb-i-Islami claims responsibility for a suicide blast that killed six Americans and nine Afghans. It says it is stepping up assaults on foreign forces. KABUL, Afghanistan — A militant group said its attack Thursday on a NATO convoy in the Afghan capital marked a stepped-up campaign against the foreign presence in Afghanistan, and promised more such assaults. The suicide bombing killed six Americans, including four civilian contractors, and at least nine Afghan civilians, including two children, according to local and coalition officials.
8 Troops Killed in Afghanistan
Seven U.S. soldiers and a member of the NATO-led coalition were killed Saturday in one of the deadliest days for Americans and other foreign troops in Afghanistan in recent months.
NATO: 5 Americans killed in southern Afghanistan
Five U.S. service members were killed on Saturday by a roadside bomb in southern Afghanistan, the latest deadly attack against international troops since the Taliban announced the start of their spring offensive this week.
Asia: Afghanistan: 2 Americans Killed in Helicopter Crash
A helicopter crash in eastern Afghanistan killed two American service members on Tuesday, officials said.
As US General Dempsey visits Afghanistan violence erupts
The Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Dempsey arrived for a visit aimed at assessing the training of Afghan security forces. Several incidents have been reported one involving Americans and the other children, victims of a NATO air strike.