12 Apr 2007

PR# 2007-299

Two ISAF soldiers killed in
Southern Afghanistan

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan – Yesterday, at approximately 8 p.m. local time, two ISAF soldiers died as a result of an IED-strike in Southern Afghanistan. Two other ISAF soldiers were injured and brought to an ISAF medical facility for treatment.

“Our hearts are with the soldiers’ family, nation and members of their unit. We will never forget the sacrifices they made to help improve life for the people of Afghanistan,” stated Major General Ton van loon, Commander, Regional Command South.

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/