An International Security Assistance Force service member was killed following militants attack in southern Afghanistan on Monday.

NATO-led International Security Assistance Force following a statement on Monday announced, a NATO service member died following an insurgent attack in southern Afghanistan today.

The statement 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.”

At least 136 NATO service members including 90 US troops, 16 British troops and 30 soldiers from the other NATO member countries have been killed in Afghanistan in various incidents since the beginning of 2012.

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    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.