NATO: 30 insurgents killed in eastern Afghanistan

Insurgents attacked a convoy of Afghan and international troops on Friday in eastern Afghanistan, starting a firefight that left about 30 of the attacking militants dead, NATO said.


The joint Afghan-international force called for air support during the gunbattle in Shinwar district of Nangarhar province, the US-led coalition in Afghanistan said. No other information was disclosed and it is unclear whether any Afghan or coalition forces were killed or wounded. (AP)