18 Aug. 2008
PR# 2008-406

British ISAF soldier killed in southern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan - An British ISAF soldier was killed in southern Afghanistan when insurgents attacked a patrol on August 18.

“It is with great sorrow that we must announce this brave soldier’s death as we offer our sympathies to this soldier’s loved ones,” said Brigadier-General Richard Blanchette, ISAF spokesperson. “We have the utmost respect and admiration for the ISAF troops who operate in this challenging environment.”

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/