01 Aug 2007

PR# 2007-581

1 ISAF service member killed, 1 wounded

KABUL, Afghanistan – One ISAF service member was killed in a firefight with insurgent forces and one was wounded in eastern Afghanistan July 31.

The wounded ISAF service member was evacuated to ISAF medical facilities for further treatment.

“The entire command mourns the loss of this soldier,” said Lt. Col. Claudia Foss, ISAF spokesperson.  “Our thoughts are with the soldier’s family and unit members.  This soldier gave his life helping to bring peace and security to Afghanistan.”

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/