4 Jul 2007

PR# 2007-503

ISAF soldiers die in southern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan – Six ISAF soldiers and one Afghan ISAF employee were killed today in southern Afghanistan after the vehicle they were riding in struck an improvised explosive device.

“The ISAF community mourns the loss of these brave soldiers,” said Lt. Col. Maria Carl, ISAF spokesperson.  “They gave their lives to improve the lives of the Afghan people.”

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/