http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20091027/ts_nm/us_afghanistan]Bombings push U.S. toll to worst month in Afghan war (Reuters) [/URL]



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