9 Jul 2007

PR# 2007-523

One child killed; eight wounded in eastern Afghanistan

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan – One child was killed, five ISAF soldiers and three local nationals were wounded in an insurgent attack today in Kunar province, located in eastern Afghanistan.

A 10-year-old boy was killed as two insurgent rounds missed their mark in a village in Nari District.

Five ISAF soldiers and three local nationals were also wounded in the same attack.

All the wounded were evacuated to ISAF medical facilities and none of the wounded were reported as having life-threatening injuries.

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/