Kunduz bombing leaves German soldier dead
The incident took place in Chardara district where an ISAF patrol vehicle hit a roadside bomb, the district chief told Pajhwok Afghan News.
Another soldier was wounded along with his Afghan interpreter, Abdul Momin said, adding ISAF troops cordoned off the site soon after the explosion.
Zabihullah Mujahid, the Taliban spokesman, claimed responsibility for the bomb attack, saying four German soldiers were killed and one of their tanks destroyed.
Since the 2001 ouster of the Taliban regime, 49 German soldiers have been killed in the Afghanistan. Germany has 4,800 troops in Afghanistan, most of them deployed to the northern and northeast.
Download “Pajhwok” mobile App, on your smartphone to read and access latest news, features, interviews, videos and photos about Afghanistan.