NATO-led International Security Assistance Force officials following a press release on Sunday announced a NATO service member was killed following a roadside improvised explosive device explosion in southern Afghanistan.

The statement further added the incident took place on Saturday in southern regions of the country.

ISAF did not disclose further information regarding the exact location of the incident and nationality of the deceased soldier.

International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan generally do not disclose identities of the NATO service members who are killed in Afghanistan saying, “It is ISAF policy to defer casualty identification procedures to the relevant national authorities.”

This comes as another NATO service member was killed following insurgents attack and 5 others were wounded in western Afghanistan while another NATO service member died of non-battle related injuries in easten Afghanistan.

At least 88 NATO service members including 51 US troops, 11 British troops and 26 soldiers from the other countries have been killed since the beginning of 2012 in Afghanistan.


  • Ahmad Shah Ghani Zada is the former Senior Editor of Khaama Press Agency who managed and overlooked the English edition. He is occasionally contributing stories to the agency.