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ISAF soldier dies in vehicle accident

KABUL, Aug 22 (KUNA) -- A soldier of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) was killed in a vehicle accident Saturday.
The multinational force did not release details about nature of the accident and its exact location. Also name and nationality of the soldier was not made public.
Separately, five Afghan security personnel were killed in attacks by militants in northern and eastern Afghanistan.
In the first incident that occurred in the country's eastern city of Jalalabad, two policemen were killed in Taliban attack on Saturday. One of the attackers was also killed in firing by police, said a government spokesman in the eastern province of Nangarhar.
In the northern province of Baghlan, three more security men were victims of a landmine blast the same day.
The security personnel were on routine patrol when their vehicle stepped on a roadside bomb planted by militants. Taliban claimed responsibility for both incidents. (end) gk.hb KUNA 221512 Aug 09NNNN