http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20091027/ts_nm/us_afghanistan]Bomb blasts kill 8 U.S. troops in Afghan south (Reuters)[/URL]



Reuters - Eight U.S. troops were killed in bomb attacks in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday ahead of a run-off presidential election, the NATO-led alliance said, in the deadliest month for U.S. troops since the start of the war eight years ago.