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Service member detained in Kandahar

2012-03-S-010

For Immediate Release

 Service member detained in Kandahar

 KABUL, Afghanistan (Mar. 11) - A United States service member was detained today in connection to an incident that resulted in Afghan casualties in Kandahar province.

 This is a deeply regrettable incident and we extend our thoughts and concerns to the families involved.

 U.S. Forces-Afghanistan (USFOR-A), in cooperation with Afghan authorities, will investigate this incident and release additional information as appropriate.

 Requests for information regarding Afghan casualties should be referred to the Ministry of Interior.