11 Sep. 2008
PR# 2008-477

ISAF soldier killed in eastern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan - An ISAF soldier was killed in eastern Afghanistan September 11 when insurgents attacked a compound.

“We are saddened by this brave soldier’s death, and our deepest condolences go to the soldier’s family and 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.

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/