Bomb kills 3 NATO troops in eastern Afghanistan
KABUL, Afghanistan - The Associated Press
In this May 2, 2012, file photo Afghan security personnel and NATO soldiers, right, stand at the scene of suicide car bomber and Taliban militants' attack in Kabul on a compound, housing hundreds of foreigners in the Afghan capital. AP PhotoNATO says a bomb has killed three of its service members in eastern Afghanistan.
The coalition says the three were killed on Monday. The statement did not provide details about the attack nor the nationality of the service members killed. NATO usually waits for member nations to provide details about troop deaths.
Militants commonly plant bombs along roads used by security forces, inflicting high casualties on them as well as civilians.
So far this year, 142 coalition members have died in Afghanistan.