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12 insurgents killed, 12 more wounded in failed Kunar attack

Release No: UNRELEASED April 28, 2008 PRINT | E-MAIL

BAGRAM AIRFIELD, Afghanistan (April 28. 2008) – A dozen insurgents were killed and a dozen more were wounded during a failed attack, Sunday, on Afghan National Army and U.S. bases in Kunar province’s Korengal Valley.

An estimated 30 to 40 insurgents attacked five bases in the  Korengal valley with small-arms fire, machine guns, rocket-propelled grenades and indirect fire.

Afghan and U.S. forces repelled the enemy’s attack utilizing effective small-arms fire, machine guns, rocket-propelled grenades, mortar rounds, and artillery fire and close-air support.

No Afghan, U.S. Soldiers or civilians were killed or injured in the attack. -30-# # #Contact Information – CJTF-101 Public Affairs Office Tel – 0093-799-063-013DSN: 318-431-7852BagramMediaCenter@afghan.swa.army.mil For more news and information about CJTF-101, please visit http://www.cjtf101.com  For more news and information about NATO’s International Security Assistance Force - Afghanistan, please visit http://www.nato.int/isaf/