05 Oct 2007

PR# 2007-669

Soldier killed in southern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan – An ISAF soldier was killed and 2 ISAF troops injured following an explosion in southern Afghanistan yesterday.

“ISAF troops confront danger on a daily basis as they continue to improve the security situation in Afghanistan,” said Sqn Ldr Mat Best, a spokesman for Regional Command South. "Our thoughts are with the families and friends of those who have died or been injured in today’s incident.”

In accordance with ISAF policy, ISAF does not release the casualty’s nationality prior to the relevant national authority doing so.

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