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2 NATO service members killed in Afghanistan

Military coalition loses two servicemembers to violence in Afghanistan's east.

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A soldier holds flags at Section 60, an area largely used for those who died while serving in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, at Arlington National Cemetery. (Brendan Smialowski /AFP/Getty Images)

NATO said two of its service members were killed today in eastern Afghanistan, reported the Associated Press

The news comes a day after the military coalition released a statement saying insurgent attacks in the country have increased by 11 percent over the last three months, with June seeing more attacks since 2010, reported Britain's The Independent

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Most of the troops stationed in Afghanistan's east are American, according to AP

NATO did not provide more details about today's attack, but the deaths bring the number of international service members killed in the country this month to 42, said AP.

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