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    PRAGUE (Sputnik) - A NATO service member was killed in Afghanistan’s western province of Herat in an apparent insider attack, the Resolute Support mission said in a statement on Monday.

    "A Resolute Support service member was killed in Herat province," the statement said. "Two other service members were wounded in incident." A member of the Afghan security forces is reportedly responsible for the attack, the statement said.

    Additional information will be released as new details about the attack emerge and become available, the release added.

    The Czech Defense Ministry released a statement on Monday saying that a Czech soldier was killed and two others were injured during a militant attack on Shindand military base in Herat.

    "Soldier T.P. born in 1976 died and two other soldiers… were injured," the ministry said in a statement, adding that the servicemen were provided with urgent medical aid and taken to a hospital at Bagram military base.

    READ MORE: Two US Citizens Wounded in Shooting at Afghan-NATO Meeting — Reports

    The NATO-led Resolute Support mission is comprised of 13,000 soldiers who are providing training and advice to Afghanistan’s security personnel.


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