23 May 2007

PR# 2007-394u

UPDATE: ISAF soldier killed in IED strike, not suicide bombing

KABUL, Afghanistan – One ISAF soldier was killed and five ISAF members were wounded earlier today by an improvised explosive device near Provincial Reconstruction Team Maymaneh in northern Afghanistan.  

t was initially reported that the explosion was a result of a suicide bombing, which proved not to be the case.  Also, the number of reported wounded is now five.

In accordance with ISAF policy, ISAF does not release casualties’ nationalities.

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/