24 Nov. 2008
PR# 2008-642

ISAF serviceman killed in southern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan — An ISAF serviceman was killed in an explosion during the early afternoon of Nov. 24 in southern Afghanistan.

“Our sincere condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of the brave serviceman who died,” said Brigadier General Richard Blanchette, ISAF spokesperson. “This man died serving his country and the people of Afghanistan; he died a hero.”

It is ISAF policy not to 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/