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ISAF STATEMENT ON MEDIA REPORT OF 500 -1,000 INSURGENTS IN HELMAND ATTACKING CHECK POINTS

ISAF STATEMENT ON MEDIA REPORT OF 500 -1,000 INSURGENTS IN HELMAND ATTACKING CHECK POINTS

KABUL, Afghanistan (May 21, 2013) – “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 4-5 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

By Voice of After The War