05 Nov. 2008
PR# 2008-596

ISAF soldier killed in southern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan - An ISAF soldier was killed on 4 November in southern Afghanistan when a patrol came under attack.

“Our deepest sympathies are with the soldier's family and friends as they deal with their loss,” 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/