23 Aug 2007

PR# 2007-607

1 ISAF soldier killed in road traffic accident

KABUL, Afghanistan – One ISAF soldier was killed today and another injured in a road traffic accident in Shakardara district of Kabul.

Initially, two ISAF soldiers were injured in the accident, one slightly and another seriously.  They were evacuated by helicopter to an ISAF medical facility.  The seriously injured soldier later died of his wounds. 

“ISAF mourns the loss of this soldier,” said Lt. Col. Claudia Foss, ISAF spokesperson.  “Our thoughts are with this soldier’s 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/