13 June 2008

PR# 2008-254

One ISAF soldier killed in southern Afghanistan engagement

KABUL, Afghanistan – One ISAF soldier was killed today as a result of a direct fire engagement with insurgents in Zabul province, Qalat district.

“Our thoughts are with the family and friends of these brave soldiers,” said Brigadier General Carlos Branco, ISAF spokesperson.

In accordance with ISAF policy, ISAF does not release the casualty’s nationality prior to the relevant national authority doing so.

Next of kin have been notified.

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/