04 Sep. 2008
PR# 2008-458

ISAF soldier dies in southern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan - An ISAF soldier died in southern Afghanistan when an explosion from an unknown source struck a patrol September 4.

“I offer our condolences to the families and friends of our fallen soldier,” said Brigadier General Richard Blanchette, ISAF spokesperson. “This soldier died honourably, helping bring security to Afghanistan.”

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/