Wednesday, May 22, 2013

ISAF statement on media report of 500-1,000 insurgents in Helmand attacking checkpoints

ISAF Joint Command

KABUL, Afghanistan –

“The International Security Assistance Force is not seeing anywhere near the reported 500 – 1,000 insurgents. Our reporting shows there were about 10 groups of four to five fighters each doing drive-by shootings against five police checkpoints. Local Afghan security forces called for ANSF reinforcements and none of the checkpoints were overrun.”

- Col. Thomas Collins, an ISAF spokesperson

Date Taken:05.21.2013
Date Posted:05.21.2013 05:56
Location:KABUL, AF

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