5 Afghan soldiers killed in air strike by NATO-led force

Five Afghan soldiers were killed in an air strike by the NATO-led force in Afghanistan on Thursday in eastern Logar province, a government official said.

NATO-led force in Afghanistan aware of reports, unable to comment at the time

Five Afghan soldiers died in an air strike by NATO-led forces in the country, a government official said. (Google Maps)

Five Afghan soldiers were killed in an air strike by the NATO-led force in Afghanistan on Thursday in eastern Logar province, a government official said.

"The reason for the air strike is not clear and an investigation is ongoing," said the provincial governor's spokesman Din Mohammad Darwish.

The NATO-led force in Afghanistan said it was aware of reports but could not immediately provide any details or comment on the incident.