Four NATO service members — three Britons and one American — were killed Thursday in separate attacks in southern Afghanistan, according to NATO and Britain’s Defence Ministry said. Two suicide bombers with explosive vests carried out the attack at a cafe in Sinjar, a town west of Mosul. Later Thursday, two people were killed and 13 were wounded in a motorcycle bombing in a predominantly Shiite neighborhood of southern Baghdad, an Interior Ministry official said.
Civilian casualties resulting from Afghanistan’s war have spiked, jumping some 24 percent above figures from last year, the United Nations reported Friday.
Two NATO service members were killed Saturday in a bombing in southern Afghanistan, NATO’s International Security Assistance Force said Sunday.