05 June 2008

PR# 2008-229

ISAF, ANA prevent insurgent attack

KABUL, Afghanistan – ISAF and Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers successfully prevented an insurgent attack two days ago in Kunar province.

Late Tuesday afternoon, ANA soldiers patrolling in the Korengal Valley identified and engaged insurgents as they were preparing to attack an ANA convoy from multiple positions.

The insurgents were successfully repelled after several hours of close combat engagement.

One ANA soldier was wounded and treated at a nearby ISAF medical facility.

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