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August death toll in Afghanistan now equals July's, deadliest month of war

KABUL (AP) - A militant attack in Afghanistan has claimed the life of a U.S. service member -- the 44th American to be killed there in the month of August.

July, which also had a death toll of 44, had been the deadliest month of the war so far for American troops.

More than 60,000 Americans are now stationed in Afghanistan to deal with a rise in insurgent violence.


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