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ISAF loses soldier in insurgent assault

ISAF loses soldier in insurgent assault

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Jul 04, 2013 - 17:32

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): A NATOinfo-icon-led soldier was killed in an insurgent attack in western Afghanistaninfo-icon on Thursday, the International Security Assistance Force (ISAFinfo-icon) said.

The service member died “following an enemies of Afghanistan attack”, the multinational force said in a brief statement that gave no further details.

In line with policy, ISAF deferred casualty identification procedures to the relevant national authorities. Mostly Italian, American, Lithuanian, Albania and Spanish troops are stationed in western Afghanistan.

A total of 96 foreign soldiers, including 73 American and six British service members, have been killed in Afghanistan so far during the current year.

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