A NATO soldier was killed on Thursday in a blast in restive southern Afghanistan, the military alliance said, Xinhua reported.
"An International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) service member died following an improvised explosive device (IED) attack in southern Afghanistan today,"the NATO-led ISAF said in a press release.
The brief release did not disclose the nationality of the victim under ISAF policy.
Troops mainly from the United States, Britain and Australia have been stationed in the southern region to curb Taliban-linked insurgency there.
Thursday's attack brings to 93 the number of NATO soldiers killed in Afghanistan so far this year.