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NATO Soldier Was Victim Of Kabul Stabbing

A foreigner who was stabbed to death in Kabul on August 20 was a member of the NATO force in the country, according to NATO and Kabul police.

NATO has issued a statement confirming "a service member died of wounds as a result of an attack in eastern Afghanistan today."

Kabul police also confirmed the killing of the NATO soldier who was attacked when a coalition convoy was stopped on the airport road for a routine police check.

Kabul police said the attacker was captured and was being questioned.

The nationality of the soldier has not yet been released.

Based on reporting by AFP and dpa