24 Jan. 2009
PR# 2009-073

ISAF serviceman killed in southern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan — An ISAF serviceman was killed today in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) attack in southern Afghanistan.

“On behalf of all ISAF personnel, our deepest sympathies go out to the serviceman's family and friends as they deal with their loss. Our hearts are with them as they face this most difficult time,” said Brigadier General Richard Blanchette, ISAF Spokesperson.

“ISAF is committed to helping build a safe and stable Afghanistan, the cause for which this serviceman fought.”

It is ISAF policy not to release the nationality of any casualty prior to the relevant national authority doing so.

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/