Six NATO Troops, Civilians Killed in Afghan Attacks

Attacks across country on same day chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff arrives


Six International Security Assistance Force troops and civilians, including an American, were killed in attacks on Saturday in southern and eastern Afghanistan as the U.S. military's top officer began a weekend visit to the country, according to coalition forces.

In the south, three NATO service members and two coalition civilians were killed in an attack involving an improvised explosive device, the coalition said in a statement.