NATO soldier killed in southern Afghanistan
By Sayed Jawad - 10 Dec 2012, 7:32 pm
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 southern Afghanistan today. “
The source 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 390 NATO service members including 301 US troops, 44 British troops and 45 soldiers from the other NATO member countries have been killed in Afghanistan since the beginning of 2012.