14 Nov. 2008
PR# 2008-612

ISAF defeats insurgent attack in Wardak

KABUL, Afghanistan - ISAF defeated an insurgent attack on an Afghan contractor convoy in Sayed Abad district, Wardak, Nov. 13.

ISAF forces responded to the attack with a ground reaction force and also called for close air support to the location. Having identified more than 10 insurgents in the area an airstrike was called in.

Three civilian contractors were wounded during the insurgents’ attack and were admitted to a local hospital. A further local national was also lightly wounded, however, after initial assistance, required no further treatment.

No other injuries to ISAF forces or civilians were reported.

Contact Information ISAF Public Affairs Office
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