22 Mar. 2009
PR# 2009-272

Two ISAF service member killed in southern Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan - One International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) service member was killed and another died of wounds after a hostile incident in southern Afghanistan as reported earlier today.

“Our thoughts and support are with the family, friends and comrades of these soldiers today,” said Brigadier-General Richard Blanchette, ISAF Spokesperson. “As ISAF grieves with them, we find in our hearts the will to forge ahead in our mission in support of the Afghan people.”

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/