25 Feb. 2009
PR# 2009-192

Three ISAF soldiers killed in southern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan - Three International Security Assistance Force soldiers were killed today by an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) in southern Afghanistan. 

"It is with deep sorrow that we announce the death of these soldiers and offer our condolences to their grieving families," said Brigadier-General Richard Blanchette, ISAF Spokesperson."Their valiant efforts will not be forgotten, and spurs us to continue our vital mission to bring 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/