Coalition forces engage insurgents in Kunar

ISAF Joint Command
Courtesy Story

Date: 11.30.2010
Posted: 11.29.2010 21:20
News ID: 61059

KABUL, Afghanistan – A combined Afghan and International Security Assistance Force patrol killed numerous insurgents during multiple engagements while conducting a combined patrol in the Ghaziabad District of Kunar province Nov. 30.<br /> <br /> When the patrol received small-arms fire, they positively identified the insurgent firing positions and returned fire.<br /> <br /> While continuing to receive fire, they called for artillery and close air support who engaged the insurgent firing positions. <br /> <br /> Initial reports indicate approximately 20 insurgents were killed in the engagement, with no civilian casualties.