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ISAF soldier dies in insurgent attack

ISAF soldier dies in insurgent attack

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Nov 06, 2011 - 14:14

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): An International Security and Assistance Forces (ISAF) soldier was killed in southern Afghanistaninfo-icon, the alliance said on Sunday.

The soldier was killed on Saturday in am insurgent attack, an ISAFinfo-icon statement said, without revealing the servicemember's nationality or the exact location.

Mostly, US, British and Canadian soldiers are deployed to the volatile south -- the heartland of the Talibaninfo-icon insurgency.

On Friday, ISAF also announced the death of one of its servicemembers in the south.

With the latest fatality, the number of foreign troops killed in Afghanistan since the beginning of the current year reached 499, while the death toll was 711 last year.

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