5 Dec. 2008
PR# 2008-683

ISAF soldiers killed in southern Afghanistan

A KABUL, Afghanistan - Two ISAF soldiers were killed in an IED strike during the afternoon of Dec. 4 in southern Afghanistan.

“It is with great sorrow that we must announce these brave soldiers’ deaths as we offer our sympathies to their families,” said Brigadier General Richard Blanchette, ISAF spokesperson. “All of ISAF feels this loss.”

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/