24 Nov 2007

PR# 2007-718

ISAF servicemember
dies in vehicle accident

KABUL, Afghanistan – An ISAF servicemember died this morning from injuries sustained in a vehicle-rollover last night in southern Wardak Province. 

The servicemember was medically evacuated to an ISAF treatment facility in Khost Province where the member died.

“Our respectful condolences go to the family, friends and colleagues of this brave soldier who lost his life while supporting ISAF’s mission, said Brig. Gen. Carlos Branco, ISAF spokesman.

In accordance with ISAF policy, the name and nationality of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of next-of-kin.

The incident is under investigation.

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/