July 26, 2014

US soldier killed in militants attack in southern Afghanistan

By Sajad - Sat Nov 24, 7:14 pm

A US soldier was killed following militants attack in southern Afghanistan on Saturday.

NATO-led International Security Assistance Force following a statement announced, “A U.S. Forces-Afghanistan service member died today following an insurgent attack in southern Afghanistan.”

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

International Security Assistance Force generally do not disclose identities of the US and NATO troops killed in Afghanistan saying, “It is USFOR-A policy to defer casualty identification procedures to the U.S. Department of Defense, who will release the name once next of kin have been notified.”

At least 383 NATO troops including 294 US troops, 44 British troops and 45 soldiers from the other NATO countries have been killed in Afghanistan since the beginning of 2012 in Afghanistan.

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