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Three US troops, military dog killed in Afghan blast

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A Taliban attack killed three American soldiers and a military dog in southern Afghanistan on Friday, officials said, in the latest sign of the insurgents' capability as the coalition winds down operations. 

US soldiers patrol near Kandahar Airfield on June 3, 2014

NATO's International Security Assistance Force will end its combat mission later this year, leaving the Afghan police and army to take on full responsibility for battling the resilient Taliban insurgency.

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