09 Aug. 2008

PR# 2008-376

ISAF soldier dies in southern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan - An ISAF soldier died in southern Afghanistan Aug. 9 after an attack from insurgents.

“Our deep sympathies go out to the family and friends of this soldier,” said Brigadier General Richard Blanchette, ISAF spokesperson. “We share your grief.”

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/