5 Jan 2007

PR# 2007-016

ISAF forces deliver winterization assistance to tribal elders in Senjaray

KANDAHAR, Afghanistan – Yesterday, ISAF forces conducted a Shura with tribal elders in Senjaray, Panjawayi district and delivered winterization assistance through a donation of blankets, beans, rice and cooking oil as part of Operation Baaz Tsuka.

ISAF forces present during the Shura spoke with elders about their concerns and security-related issues and encouraged elders to convince displaced villagers to return to their respective homes. Elders confirmed that insurgents previously living in the area had fled because of the efforts currently ongoing as part of Operation Baaz Tsuka.

Contact Information ISAF Public Affairs Office
Tel: +93 (0)799 51 1155 - Mobile: 0093 (0) 799 55 8291 pressoffice@hq.isaf.nato.int - www.nato.int/isaf/