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ISAF soldier killed in insurgent attack

ISAF soldier killed in insurgent attack

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Jan 31, 2012 - 16:21

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): An International Security Assistance Force (ISAFinfo-icon) servicemember died on Tuesday following an insurgent attack in southern Afghanistaninfo-icon, the alliance said.

The death was announced in a brief statement that neither revealed the nationality of the fallen soldier nor the exact location of the incident.

Mostly, US, British and Canadian soldiers are deployed to the volatile 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 34, including 25 Americans. Last year, 566 international soldiers were killed in the country.

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