19 July 2008

PR# 2008-338

ISAF soldier dies from wounds in Kandahar


KABUL, Afghanistan - One ISAF soldier died from wounds received when an explosion struck a convoy July 19 in Panjwayi, Kandahar.

“Our deepest sympathies go out to the family and friends of the soldier who died,” said British Royal Navy Captain Mike Finney, ISAF spokesperson. “The sad loss of a fellow soldier will be felt across ISAF.”

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