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Explosion Kills 2 NATO Soldiers, Interpreter in Afghanistan

NATO says an explosion in Afghanistan's eastern province of Ghazni has killed two soldiers and a civilian interpreter.

In a statement released Wednesday, NATO officials say the soldiers and the interpreter were on patrol Tuesday when they were hit by the blast.

NATO says a third soldier was wounded.

NATO did not release the nationalities of the soldiers.

Meanwhile, German officials Wednesday announced the arrest of two men they say were planning an attack on a NATO base in the northern Afghan city of Mazar-i-Sharif.

Officials say Afghan authorities stopped the men - from Pakistan and Tajikistan - last week in a car stuffed with explosives.

Some information for this report was provided by AFP, AP and Reuters.