22 May 2008

PR# 2008-205

Insurgent attack kills one child,
injures three more

KABUL, Afghanistan – Insurgents attacked two International Security Assistance Force bases yesterday, killing one child and injuring three more, near the village of Asmar in eastern Kunar province.

Three separate groups of insurgents launched the attacks on the ISAF bases with heavy machine gun and rocket-propelled grenade fire. The attacks lasted approximately 20 minutes.

The injured children were evacuated to ISAF medical facilities in Asadabad.

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/