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Foreign soldier killed in insurgent attack

Foreign soldier killed in insurgent attack

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May 22, 2012 - 15:44

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): An International Security Assistance Force (ISAFinfo-icon) soldier was killed following an insurgent attack in eastern Afghanistaninfo-icon, the alliance said on Tuesday.

The death was announced in a brief statement from the multinational force that neither revealed the servicemember’s nationality nor the exact location of the Talibaninfo-icon assault.

With the latest fatality, the number of international troops killed in the country this year has increased to 163 -- 115 of them US military personnel. Mostly, Americans are stationed in the Taliban’s eastern heartland.

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