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ISAF solider succumbs to injuries

ISAF solider succumbs to injuries

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Jan 24, 2012 - 12:10

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): A foreign soldier succumbed to a non-battle injury in southern Afghanistaninfo-icon, the International Security Assistance Force (ISAFinfo-icon) said on Tuesday.

In line with its policy, ISAF neither disclosed the exact location of the incident nor the nationality of the fallen servicemember.

Mostly American, 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 this year has increased to 29, including 22 Americans. Last year, 566 international soldiers were killed in the country.

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