22 Jul 2007

PR# 2007-556

ISAF servicemember killed in Kunar ambush

BAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan – An ISAF servicemember died today at approximately at 12:15 p.m. in Kunar province.

ISAF servicemembers were conducting patrols in the Darreh-ye Pich district when they were ambushed with small-arms fire.

“ISAF mourns the loss of this soldier who gave his life while bringing freedom to Afghanistan,” said Lt. Col. Claudia Foss, ISAF spokesperson.

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/