21 Aug. 2008
PR# 2008-419

ISAF soldiers die in IED strike

KABUL, Afghanistan - Three ISAF soldiers died in eastern Afghanistan August 20 when their vehicle struck an IED.

“I offer our heartfelt condolences to the families and friends of those killed by the blast,” said Brigadier-General Richard Blanchette, ISAF spokesperson. “ISAF remains committed to rebuilding Afghanistan, a cause for which these soldiers gave their life.”

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/