26 Aug. 2008
PR# 2008-431

ISAF soldier died in IED strike

KABUL, Afghanistan - One ISAF soldier died in southern Afghanistan August 25 when his vehicle struck an Improvised Explosive Device (IED).

“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. “This soldier died helping bring peace and security to the Afghan people.”

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/