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PublishDate: Monday, June 28, 2010 10:40

4 Norwegian soldiers killed in bomb attack in Afghanistan: newspaper

Four Norwegian soldiers were killed Sunday in a roadside bomb attack in Afghanistan, Norwegian newspaper Verdens Gang reported in its online edition.

The soldiers were deployed in Faryab Province, the report quoted a Norwegian military spokesman as saying in Oslo.

The spokesman said the attack had been launched by Taliban militants.

If the latest deaths are officially confirmed, the death toll of Norwegian soldiers in Afghanistan will rise to nine.

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