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ISAF soldier dies in insurgent attack

ISAF soldier dies in insurgent attack

Dec 15, 2011 - 11:03

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

The soldier was killed on Wednesday in an insurgent attack, an ISAF statement said, without revealing the servicemember's nationality or the exact location.

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

With the latest fatality, the death toll for foreign forces in Afghanistan has increased to 549, including 410 American servicemembers. Last year, 711 international soldiers were killed in the country.



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