NATO soldier killed in eastern Afghanistan
By Sayed Jawad - 24 Dec 2012, 3:33 pm
NATO-led International Security Assistance Force following a statement announced, “An International Security Assistance Force service member died following an insurgent attack in eastern Afghanistan today. “
The source further added, “The insurgent attack in which this ISAF service member died is unrelated to the shooting at the Kabul police headquarters 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 Afghanistan saying, “It is ISAF policy to defer casualty identification procedures to the relevant national authorities.”
At least 396 NATO service members including 307 US troops, 44 British troops and 45 soldiers from the other NATO member countries have been killed in Afghanistan since the beginning of 2012.