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NATO soldier killed in insurgent attack

NATO soldier killed in insurgent attack

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Aug 31, 2013 - 15:04

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): A NATOinfo-icon-led soldier was killed in a direct-fire attack by militants in eastern Afghanistaninfo-icon on Saturday, the International Security Assistance Force (ISAFinfo-icon) said.

In line with its policy, the multinational force neither gave the exact location of the incident nor the victim’s nationality. But mostly American soldiers are stationed in the east.

With the latest fatality, the number of foreign troops killed in Afghanistan so far during the current year has reached 122, including 96 American troops. Last year, 402 ISAF soldiers were killed in the country.

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