13 Jan 2007

PR# 2007-041

ISAF soldier killed in Southern Afghanistan

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan – Earlier this morning, ISAF troops were engaged by insurgents whilst conducting an operation in Regional Command-South. One ISAF soldier was killed during engagement.

Close air support was requested and targeted the insurgents’ firing position.

In accordance with NATO policy, ISAF does not release a casualty's nationality prior to the relevant national authority doing so.

Contact Information ISAF Public Affairs Office
Tel: +93 (0)799 51 1155 - Mobile: 0093 (0) 799 55 8291 pressoffice@hq.isaf.nato.int - www.nato.int/isaf/