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    Insurgents kill 3 Afghans, cause minor damage to ISAF base



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    International Security Assistance Force HQ Public Affairs

    LOGAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – Three Afghan local nationals were killed when insurgents detonated a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device, Aug. 7, near a bazaar and an ISAF base in Logar province.

    As of the time of this release there were no reports of any ISAF fatalities; however, some Afghans and ISAF service members were wounded and taken to medical facilities for treatment.

    Mohammad Tahir Sabari, Logar provincial governor, said he was “totally saddened with the today's tragic act of insurgents that again by detonating some explosives, injured many innocent civilians in this holy month of Ramazan.”

    Sabari said he “condemns this tragic act with the strongest terms and offers his prayers and sympathies for the families of the victims and wishes a speedy recovery for the wounded ones.”

    For more information about Afghan casualties, contact the Logar provincial authorities.

    Despite the efforts of the enemies of the Government of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, ISAF forces in eastern Afghanistan remain committed to partnering with our Afghan National Security Forces counterparts to secure a stable and prosperous future for the Afghan people.



    Date Taken: 08.07.2012
    Date Posted: 08.07.2012 13:04
    Story ID: 92792
    Location: LOGAR PROVINCE, AF 

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