Nato service member killed in Afghan suicide blast

A Nato service member has been killed in an assault by suicide bombers and gunmen on a base in southern Afghanistan.

The attack involved a suicide car bomb and gunmen wearing vests with explosives, Nato said.

The attack took place in Kandahar, southern Afghanistan. Credit: ITV News

All the assailants were killed and the base suffered moderate damage to its perimeter during the attack.

The service member's nationality has not been released in line with Nato protocol.