03 May. 2008

PR# 2008-174

One ISAF soldier dies and two wounded in Helmand province

KABUL, Afghanistan – An ISAF soldier died of wounds and two others were wounded Friday by an unknown explosion during security operations in Helmand province.

The wounded soldiers were taken to a medical facility for treatment.

“Our deepest sympathies are with the family and friends of these brave soldiers who gave their lives for the security of the Afghan people,” said Lieutenant Colonel Sarto LeBlanc, Regional Command South spokesperson.

In the same incident, one ISAF vehicle was damaged.

Next of kin have been informed.

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