NATO soldier killed, 4 wounded in blast south of Afghan capital
One NATO soldier was killed and four others were wounded in an explosion in southern Afghanistan close to Kabul, the military said Thursday.
The soldiers were on a military patrol Wednesday in Logar province, the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) said in a statement, reported dpa.
The injured soldiers were evacuated to a military hospital for treatment, said the statement, but did not disclose the nationalities of the soldiers.
Taliban insurgents, whose regime was toppled in a US-led military invasion in late 2001, have recently largely relied on the use of roadside and suicide attacks, both tactics are widely believed to have been copied from Iraqi insurgents.