27 Nov. 2008
PR# 2008-652

ISAF soldier killed in southern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan — An ISAF soldier was killed in southern Afghanistan Nov. 27 when a patrol struck an IED.

“We are saddened by this brave soldier’s death, and our deepest condolences go the soldier’s family and loved ones,” 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 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/