07 May. 2008

PR# 2008-183

ISAF soldier dies of wounds, one injured in southern Afghanistan engagement

KABUL, Afghanistan – Two ISAF soldiers and one civilian were killed in an explosion during a routine patrol in Sabari district, Khowst province today. Two ISAF soldiers were also wounded by the blast.

The wounded soldiers were transported to an ISAF hospital to receive treatment.

I would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families and friends of those killed and injured by the blast,” said Brigadier General Carlos Branco, ISAF spokesperson. “At this time we are doing everything we can to assist our injured troops.

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/