Two NATO service members were killed following militants and Improvised explosive device attack in southern and eastern Afghanistan.

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 May 24. “

In a separate statement on Friday ISAF announced, “An International Security Assistance Force service member died following an insurgent attack in eastern Afghanistan today.”

The statement did not disclose further information regarding the exact locations of the incident and nationalities of the deceased soldiers.

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 162 NATO service members mostly US soldiers have been killed in Afghanistan following various incidents since the beginning of 2012.

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