July 29, 2014

NATO soldier die following blast in western Afghanistan

By Mirwais Adeel - Fri Jan 11, 7:36 pm

NATO soldier killedA NATO service member was killed following roadside improvised explosive device explosion in western Afghanistan on Friday.

NATO-led International Security Assistance Force following a statement announced, “An International Security Assistance Force service member died following an improvised explosive device attack in western Afghanistan on Jan. 11. “

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 Afghanistan saying, “It is ISAF policy to defer casualty identification procedures to the relevant national authorities.”

Taliban militants group and other insurgents frequently use improvised explosive device as the weapon of their choice to target Afghan coalition security forces.

At least 3 NATO service members including 1 US soldier, 1 British soldier and another soldier from the other nation have been killed following various incident since the beginning of 2013.

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