07 Nov 2007

PR# 2007-703

ISAF treats civilians injured in IED attack

KABUL, Afghanistan – An ISAF medic treated two wounded Afghan civilians outside of the age of Waza Kwah, Paktika Province, after their vehicle struck an improvised explosive device Nov. 6.

The ISAF medic, who arrived at the scene, attended to the injured man and woman until they were evacuated by ISAF forces to an ISAF medical facility to receive medical care.

Once the patients are stable, they will be transported to an Afghan medical center for further treatment.

The three civilians were travelling in a jingle truck near Waza Kwah when the IED detonated near their vehicle.

One Afghan civilian was killed in the attack. No ISAF or Afghan National Security Force Soldiers were injured during the incident.

Contact Information ISAF Public Affairs Office
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