13 Sep. 2008
PR# 2008-479

ISAF soldier killed in southern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan - An ISAF soldier was killed in southern Afghanistan when insurgents fired upon a patrol September 12.

“Our deep sympathies go out to the family and friends of this soldier,” said Brigadier General Richard Blanchette, ISAF spokesperson. “This soldier’s life was taken while helping to bring peace and security to the people 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/