14 Nov 2007

PR# 2007-710

One ISAF soldier killed in IED explosion in southern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan – One ISAF soldier was killed in southern Afghanistan today when he was caught in an IED explosion during a routine patrol. 

A local interpreter was also injured and is being treated at an ISAF medical facility.

“Our thoughts are with the families and friends of the soldier who died in this tragic incident and with those of his wounded Afghan colleague,” said Wing Commander Antony McCord, a spokesman for Regional Command South.

In accordance with ISAF policy, ISAF does not release the 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/