August 18th, 2012
03:01 AM ET

Coalition service member killed in Afghanistan, ISAF says

A coalition service member has died following an insurgent attack in southern Afghanistan, the International Security Assistance Force said Saturday.

It did not release details about the Friday attack or the service member's nationality.

In a separate Friday incident that was reported earlier, two U.S. troops were killed by an Afghan police officer in Farah province in southwestern Afghanistan, according to the NATO-led command in Afghanistan. Also, two ISAF troops and an Afghan service member were wounded Friday by another Afghan service member in Kandahar province, in the south.

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  1. banasy©

    @Mary, I wasn't addressing Philip, so I don't see where you get that.
    And did you really just call me a liar?
    Oh, my.

    August 18, 2012 at 8:11 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Mary

    Then whom were you addressing ? The thick air around your head?

    August 18, 2012 at 8:13 pm | Report abuse |
    • banasy©

      Unnesssay remark, Mary, when I have done nothing to you OR Philip.
      What I would like to know is what resonated with you so much in those posts that you feel the need to insult me.
      If you MUST know, Mary, I was addressing "Feel Compelled" for a tasteless remark.
      The man who was killed was somebody's child.

      August 18, 2012 at 8:35 pm | Report abuse |
    • banasy©

      S/B "Unnecessary"

      August 18, 2012 at 9:02 pm | Report abuse |
  3. banasy©

    This is rather silly.
    Have a good evening, everyone.

    August 18, 2012 at 8:14 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Mary

    Lol, Good nite banasy

    August 18, 2012 at 8:16 pm | Report abuse |
  5. bobcat (in a hat)©

    Aren't these blogs just so much fun on the weekends ? It warms a heart to see the friendship just oozing out of everyones pores.

    August 18, 2012 at 8:17 pm | Report abuse |
  6. @ philip and mary

    If the two of you are sposed to be GODs messengers we are in some serious trouble because you have totally bungled the job! Im quite sure he didnt mean for yous to provoke as much hate that you feel compelled to do very regularly. Grow up!

    August 18, 2012 at 9:28 pm | Report abuse |
  7. revnowwhilewecan

    2 US troops killed but I'd really like to see a story on the 26 troops that committed suicide in July alone. But that doesn't progress policy agenda now does it???

    August 19, 2012 at 12:20 am | Report abuse |
  8. raven

    So,why is Mary exempt from the recriminations that other women suffer from philip? She is doing EXACTLY what he accuses them of. She jumps on posters she obviously dislikes to "defend" him, usually corrupting the thread,yet he says nothing. Either Mary is pretty butch, or SOMEONE'S crushing on her....

    August 19, 2012 at 6:32 pm | Report abuse |
    • Mary

      @ raven, Im not the subject for dispute, dont drag me into your mudslinging games. Im defending the right to have discussionons on news issues, not gibber gabber about nothing. And raven, I have very good reason for jumping on someone who specifically lurks around for certain people and pounces on them, then trys to make herself out to be the victim.

      August 19, 2012 at 6:47 pm | Report abuse |
    • BOMBO ©

      "Lurks around for certain people and pounces on them". Sounds like the MO of someone whose name begins and ends with P. I really wish that guy would take his meds and get his own life.

      @raven: Crushing?

      August 19, 2012 at 7:01 pm | Report abuse |
    • @raven

      She has been taught very well. She will only say what he ALLOWS her to say.

      August 19, 2012 at 7:05 pm | Report abuse |
    • @Bombo

      That's what he does! Like a fat ugly bloated spider.

      August 19, 2012 at 7:06 pm | Report abuse |
    • BOMBO ©

      I just looked it up on one of those online modern-speak dictionaries. It's not as obsene as I thought it was. I should have known raven would not be so undiplomatic. She's too classy for that.

      August 19, 2012 at 7:14 pm | Report abuse |
    • Really?

      Who jumped on him, and when? Does the term old hag lady, of whom are ARE one, familiar to you? Duh.

      August 19, 2012 at 7:36 pm | Report abuse |
    • banasy©

      Lol. How utterly riduculous, Mary.
      I do no such thing.
      Lol.

      August 19, 2012 at 7:38 pm | Report abuse |
  9. raven

    Hi BOMBO!! Glad to be on at the same time as you. You crack me up...and crushing? Well, that means someone's a little smitten...or a lotta smittens

    August 19, 2012 at 7:12 pm | Report abuse |
  10. BOMBO ©

    I just hoping I can extract a bit more entertainment out of this before I need to go to the airport.

    August 19, 2012 at 7:16 pm | Report abuse |
  11. raven

    Aw, BOMBO...thanks. I think highly of you,too. Although I think I may have gone too far with the nanny nanny boo boo thing. Can't you just hear THAT in a summit?

    August 19, 2012 at 7:19 pm | Report abuse |
  12. BOMBO ©

    I wonder where that expession comes from. Maybe two nannies got injured in a dispute of some sort.

    August 19, 2012 at 7:21 pm | Report abuse |
  13. raven

    Lol...where you going, BOMBO? anywhere fun?

    August 19, 2012 at 7:26 pm | Report abuse |
  14. banasy©

    Hey, m.s.!
    Hey Bombo!
    Safe passage, Bombo, wherever you go.

    August 19, 2012 at 7:40 pm | Report abuse |
  15. Zippy

    Stop blaming Obama, it aint his fault that you are brainwashed into thinking you are fighting for fake American freedom

    August 19, 2012 at 7:50 pm | Report abuse |
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