NATO soldier killed in southern Afghanistan

A NATO soldiers died from wounds suffered in an attack in southern Afghanistan, NATO said Wednesday. The military alliance said in a statement the soldier was wounded after insurgents attacked his convoy in southern Helmand province on Tuesday. The statement did not release the soldier's nationality. More than 2,700 people - mostly militants - have died in insurgency-related violence this year in Afghanistan, according to an Associated Press tally of figures provided by Afghan and Western officials. Insurgent attacks have risen by 50 percent so far this year compared to 2007.