Taliban attack kills NATO soldier

20:37, September 01, 2010      

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Taliban attack against NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) left one soldier dead on Wednesday, the alliance said in a statement released here.

"An International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) service member died following an insurgent attack in southern Afghanistan today," the statement added.

However, it did not identify the nationality of the soldier, saying it is ISAF policy to defer casualty identification procedures to the relevant national authorities.

More than 480 NATO soldiers with majority of them Americans have been killed in Afghanistan this year.

Over 140,000-strong NATO-led ISAF forces with majority of them Americans, were deployed in Afghanistan.

Source:Xinhua

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