07 July 2008

PR# 2008-302

ISAF soldier dies from injuries in southern Afghanistan


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

“Our deepest sympathies go out to the soldier's family, friends and fellow soldiers today,” said Captain (UK Royal Navy) Michael Finney, ISAF Chief PAO and acting ISAF spokesperson. “We have lost a valuable member of our team and this loss will be felt across ISAF. This soldier died while helping to bring security and peace to the people of Afghanistan.”

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/