Militants kill two NATO soldiers in southern Afghanistan
By Sajad - Mon Jul 16 2012, 11:47 am
According to a statement released by NATO-led coalition officials in Afghanistan, “Two International Security Assistance Force service members died following an insurgent attack in southern Afghanistan today.”
The source did not disclose further information regarding the exact location of the incident and nationalities 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 240 NATO service members including 178 US troops, 28 British troops and 34 soldiers from the other countries have been killed in Afghanistan since the beginning of 2012.