23 May 2008

ANA and ISAF counter insurgents in Kunar

KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghan National Army (ANA) and ISAF conducted an operation into a known insurgent area in Chowkay district, Kunar province on 19 May.

ANA and ISAF conducted an air assault into the Dewaygul Valley, based on information given to ANA and ISAF by local villagers after insurgents killed a local Afghan woman in that area.

During the operation, insurgents attempted to move into fighting positions, however they were engaged by ANA and ISAF forces.

No ANA, ISAF or Afghan non-combatants were killed or injured during the operation.

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