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US-led soldier killed in Afghanistan

Another US-led soldier has been killed and two others wounded during a rocket attack in eastern Kunar province in Afghanistan.

The Hezb-i-Islami group has claimed responsibility for the attack on Thursday.

A spokesman for the group claimed many foreign troops were killed in the attack.

The death brings to 340 the number of US-led foreign soldiers killed in Afghanistan so far this year.

Elsewhere, a roadside bomb blast ripped through a UN vehicle, killing three people on board.

The victims were members of the UN staff. No one has claimed responsibility for the attack yet.

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