08 Sep. 2008
PR# 2008-469

ISAF soldier killed in southern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan - An ISAF soldier was killed in southern Afghanistan when a patrol struck a suspected IED September 7.

“It is with great sorrow that we must announce this soldier’s death as we offer our sympathies to this soldier’s loved ones,” said Brigadier General Richard Blanchette, ISAF spokesperson. “This soldier’s death is an irreplaceable loss to all of us who fight for the peace and stability of 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/