t1larg.soldier.isafA NATO soldier was killed in an attack by militants in central Afghanistan on Sunday, the coalition security forces officials said.

NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) following a statement confirmed the report and said, “An International Security Assistance Force service member died following a direct fire attack in central 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 (ISAF) 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.

This comes as two US soldiers were killed following a roadside improvised explosive device (IED) explosion in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday.

At least 105 NATO service members including 81 US troops, 6 British troops and 18 soldiers from the other countries have been killed in Afghanistan since the beginning of 2013.

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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.