25 July 2008

PR# 2008-347

One ISAF soldier dies and three injured in Helmand

KABUL, Afghanistan — An ISAF soldier was killed today and three others were injured after the vehicle they were travelling in was caught in an explosion and they came under fire from insurgents in Nahri Sarraj.

British Royal Navy Captain Mike Finney, ISAF spokesperson said, “It is with great sadness that we must announce a brave soldier’s death.  We offer our sympathy to this soldier’s family and friends”.

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/