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July 9, 2012 8:15 am

Taliban Kills 6 U.S. Troops in Afghanistan

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U.S. Marine Corps Lance Cpl. Anthony Duncan picks a poppy flower while returning from a security patrol through a poppy field in Helmand province. Photo: wiki commons.

ABC News/AP – All six troops killed in a weekend roadside bombing in eastern Afghanistan were Americans, NATO confirmed Monday.

German Brig. Gen. Gunter Katz, a spokesman for the U.S.-led coalition, disclosed their nationalities at a briefing, but said he could not provide other details about the incident because it was still under investigation. He said a seventh NATO service member killed Sunday in a separate insurgent attack in the south also was an American.

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