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Apr 16, 2009
ISAF soldier killed in eastern Afghanistan


A soldier of the International Security Assistance Force(ISAF) was killed in an explosion in eastern Afghanistan, the military said onThursday.
The blast was caused by an Improvised Explosive Device (IED), said a statementfrom ISAF headquarters here.
"It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of this service-memberand we offer our condolences to his grieving family," said ISAFSpokesperson Captain Mark Durkin.
Without revealing name and nationality of the soldier, the spokesperson said,"This service-member's valiant efforts will not be forgotten, andencourages us to continue our vital mission to bring security to the people of Afghanistan.



(Source: "ISAF soldier killed in eastern Afghanistan", 16 April 2009)

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