26 Jul 2007

PR# 2007-570

1 ISAF soldier killed in southern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan – One ISAF soldier died today following an engagement with enemy fighters in southern Afghanistan.

“It is with great sadness that we announce the death of an ISAF soldier in southern Afghanistan,” said Lt. Col. Bridget Rose, Regional Command South spokesperson.  “Our respectful condolences go to the family, friends and colleagues of this brave soldier who gave his life in support of ISAF’s task to enable the Government of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan to allow the people of this region to live in peace without fear of violence and intimidation.”

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/