10 July 2008

PR# 2008-311

Two ISAF soldiers die, one wounded in Paktika

 

KABUL, Afghanistan - Two ISAF soldiers died and one was wounded in Paktika province today when their patrol struck an IED.

“I would like to offer our sincere condolences to the families and friends of our fallen soldiers,” said British Royal Navy Captain Michael Finney, ISAF spokesperson. “The focus right now is to look after the soldier’s family and colleagues and to provide them the best possible support during this difficult time.”

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/