30 Jun 2007

PR# 2007-490

Soldier dies, 1 wounded in S. Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan – One ISAF soldier died today and one was wounded in southern Afghanistan during an operation against Taliban extremists.

“We are saddened by the loss of this soldier,” said Lt. Col. Maria Carl, ISAF spokesperson.  “Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.”

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/