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ISAF loses soldier to IED strike

ISAF loses soldier to IED strike

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May 30, 2013 - 15:55

 KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): An International Security Assistance Force (ISAFinfo-icon) soldier was killed following an improvised explosives device (IED) in eastern Afghanistaninfo-icon, the alliance said on Thursday.

The death was announced in a brief statement from the NATO-led force that neither gave the soldier’s nationality nor the exact location of the blast. However, mostly US troops are stationed in the east.

With the latest fatality, the number of foreign troops killed in Afghanistan so far during the current year has increased to 67. Last year, ISAF lost 402 service members in the country.

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