08 July 2008

PR# 2008-305

One ISAF soldier dies, 4 are wounded in Kunar

 

KABUL, Afghanistan - One ISAF soldier died and four were wounded when their patrol struck an IED in Kunar province July 8.

“One can appreciate that this is a very difficult time right now, and our sincere condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of the brave soldier who died,” said British Royal Navy Captain Michael Finney, ISAF spokesperson. “These dedicated professionals have risked their lives for a safe and stable Afghanistan.”

It is ISAF policy to not release the nationality of any casualty 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/