08 Sep. 2008
PR# 2008-468

ISAF soldier killed in southern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan - An ISAF soldier was killed in southern Afghanistan when troops struck an improvised explosive device September 7.

“Our thoughts and condolences are with the family and friends of the soldier who was killed today,” said Brigadier General Richard Blanchette, ISAF spokesperson. “This soldier died whiled serving as a force for good in this world and will not be forgotten.”

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/