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NATO loses soldier to insurgent attack

NATO loses soldier to insurgent attack

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Nov 03, 2013 - 15:27

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): An International Security Assistance Force (ISAFinfo-icon) soldier died in a small arms fire attack from militants in eastern Afghanistaninfo-icon on Sunday.

The NATOinfo-icon fatality was announced in a brief statement from the alliance, which neither gave the victim’s nationality nor the exact location of the attack.

Mostly US troops, who borne the brunt of casualties in recent years, are stationed in the restive east, where the insurgents often assault Afghan and NATO forces.

With the latest casualty, the number of international troops killed in Afghanistan so far during the current year has reached 145 -- 116 of them US military personnel.

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