NATO: service member killed in Afghanistan

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Posted: Dec 22, 2011 6:13 AM
NATO: service member killed in Afghanistan

NATO says one of its service members has been killed by a roadside bomb in eastern Afghanistan.

The alliance did not provide any further details in its statement on Thursday.

The latest death bring December's toll of foreign troops killed in Afghanistan to 17, with a total of 517 deaths so far this year.

Five Polish soldiers died Wednesday when their armored personnel carrier was destroyed by an improvised explosive device.