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News: Update: ANSF, ISAF repel insurgent attack in Eastern Afghanistan

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KABUL, Afghanistan — A more detailed battlefield assessment following the Oct. 3 attack in Nuristan has determined that enemy forces suffered more than 100 dead during the well-coordinated defense -- significantly higher losses than originally thought.

Additionally, ISAF now believes that while the attack was conducted by local anti-Afghan forces, while local Taliban and elements of Hezb-e Islami Gulbuddin may have helped facilitate the attack.

The group responsible for conducting the attack was initially reported as "Nuristani tribal militia."

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Date Taken:10.06.2009

Date Posted:10.06.2009 09:20

Location:KABUL, AFGlobe

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