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One NATO soldier killed in Afghanistan

English.news.cn   2013-12-23 20:37:49            

KABUL, Dec. 23 (Xinhua) -- Another soldier of the NATO-led coalition was killed Monday in a Taliban attack in Afghanistan, the military alliance said. 

"An International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) service member died after direct fire attack by enemy forces in southern Afghanistan today," the NATO-led ISAF coalition forces said in a press release.

The press release gave neither the nationality of the victim nor the details about the incident under the ISAF policy.

More than 84,000 ISAF troops, down from the peak of 130,000 in 2010, are currently being deployed in Afghanistan.

Earlier on Monday morning, an ISAF soldier was killed in a similar attack in the eastern part of the country.

The latest casualty brings the number of foreign soldiers killed in Afghanistan to 158 this year.


6 NATO soldiers killed in aircraft crash in Afghanistan

KABUL, Dec. 17 (Xinhua) -- Six soldiers of the NATO-led coalition were killed Tuesday in an aircraft crash in southern Afghanistan, the coalition forces confirmed in a statement.

"Six International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) service members died following an aircraft crash in southern Afghanistan today," the ISAF said in the statement.Full Story


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