Two US soldiers killed in Afghanistan as political tensions rise

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Insurgents in eastern Afghanistan killed two US soldiers on Saturday, hours after defence secretary Leon Panetta had criticised President Hamid Karzai for failing to recognise the sacrifice of Nato forces. The soldiers, who were members of a special-operations team, died in a fire-fight in Wardak province, south-west of Kabul. Their deaths bring the number of international troops killed in Afghanistan this year to 296, including at least 257 Americans. The development came amid a spat between Washington and Kabul over what is seen as failing US commitment to tackling terrorism in Pakistan.

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