09 Aug. 2008

PR# 2008-375

Attack on ISAF soldiers kills child, wounds two others

KABUL, Afghanistan - One Afghan child died and two received wounds when insurgents attacked ISAF soldiers in Pech District, Kunar August 8.

Insurgents attacked the soldiers and surrounding civilian areas with small-arms and heavy machine guns. This is the second attack in this area during the past two weeks in which insurgents have killed Afghan children.

ISAF provided immediate aid to the wounded children and evacuated them to the nearest ISAF medical facility where they are receiving medical care.

No ISAF forces were harmed in the attack.

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