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News: Operations Update: Suicide bombing prevented

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HELMAND PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Afghan security forces prevented a suicide attacker from entering the district governor’s compound in Nawa district, Helmand province, May 31. The security forces identified the man as a suicide bomber and caused him to prematurely detonate his explosives before entering the compound’s entry control point. The attacker was killed by the explosion and caused no additional casualties.


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Date Taken:05.31.2012

Date Posted:05.31.2012 09:21

Location:HELMAND PROVINCE, AFGlobe

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