04 Sep. 2008
PR# 2008-457

Canadian ISAF soldiers killed in southern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan - Three Canadian ISAF soldiers were killed in southern Afghanistan when insurgents attacked a patrol September 3.

“I offer our sincere condolences to the families and friends of our fallen soldiers,” 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/