February 17th, 2010
02:28 PM ET

Officials report 2 deaths tied to Afghan offensive

KABUL, Afghanistan - Two service members have been killed in the last 24 hours in incidents related to Operation Moshtarak - the major NATO offensive against the Taliban in southern Afghanistan - the NATO-led military force said Wednesday.

The two were killed by small arms fire, the International Security Assistance Force said. One died Tuesday and the other on Wednesday, ISAF said.

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  1. chris

    even though the the rules of engaement have been hampering on the fighting we as soliders and marines still have the disiple to use the escaltion of force . the afghains have more right then us almost so it about time to show these peopl enough is enough and not play like the russians and perisains did, and get the job done and crush the enemy .im in kandhar i been waiting for this so thnak you obama for finaly someone not playing game and crush these guys one in for all in the agrhanba distric these peopl stand behind us and want the tailbn gone an remove and i wanna behter to help ..ready for the spring bring the pain fury form the sky airbrone...hoooaahah lets gets some after 9 years!!!!!!!

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