October 26, 2014

Explosion kill NATO soldier in southern Afghanistan

By Sayed Jawad - Mon Nov 19 2012, 8:55 am

A NATO service member was killed following a roadside improvised explosive device blast in southern Afghanistan on Sunday, coalition officials said.

NATO-led International Security Assistance Force following a statement confirmed, “An International Security Assistance Force service member died following an improvised explosive device attack in southern Afghanistan today.”

The statement did not disclose further information regarding the exact location of the incident and nationality of the deceased soldier.

International Security Assistance Force generally do not disclose identities of the NATO soldiers killed in Afghaistan saying, “It is ISAF policy to defer casualty identification procedures to the relevant national authorities.”

At least 382 NATO service members including 291 US troops, 44 British troops and 47 soldiers from the other NATO member nations have been killed in various incidents since the beginning of 2012.

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