03 Mar 2008

PR# 2008-085

ISAF soldier dies from
southern Afghanistan explosion

KABUL, Afghanistan – An ISAF soldier died Sunday from injuries sustained in an explosion during a patrol in southern Afghanistan

“We offer our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the soldier who died today,” said Lieutenant Colonel Sarto Leblanc, Regional Command South spokesperson. “They are in our thoughts as they grieve for their loved one who died while helping to bring peace and stability to the Afghan people.”

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/