A NATO service member was killed in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday following attack by individuals in Afghan national army unifrom.

NATO-led International Security Assistance Force following a statement announced, “An International Security Assistance Force service member died when two individuals wearing Afghan National Army uniforms turned their weapons against ISAF service members in eastern Afghanistan, Aug. 7.”

The statement further added, “Afghan and ISAF officials are investigating the incident.”

ISAF 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.”

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