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ISAF contractor dies in 'insider' attack

ISAF contractor dies in 'insider' attack

Mar 08, 2013 - 19:33

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): Three individuals dressed as Afghan security men killed a NATOinfo-icon contractor in eastern Afghanistaninfo-icon on Friday, the coalition's International Security Assistance Force (ISAFinfo-icon) said.

ISAF said in a statement that one "ISAF-contracted civilian" was killed, the second "insider" attack this year.

The attackers, who drove an Afghan security vehicle, were killed during the engagement. The assailants forced their way to the base in eastern Afghanistan, the statement said, but declined to give the nationality.

"We can confirm that one ISAF-contracted civilian died when three individuals wearing Afghan National Security Forces uniforms and driving an ANSFinfo-icon vehicle forced their way on the base and turned their weapons against ISAF service members and civilians ."

The site has been secured by ISAF and ANSF and Afghan and coalition officials were looking into the circumstances of the incident, the statement said.


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