War on Terrorism

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Afghan, Coalition Forces Respond to Attack

Get the facts about the front lines in Afghanistan from the heroes who fought there.

From an International Security Assistance Force News Release

KABUL, Afghanistan, Sept. 13, 2011 – A small group of insurgents attacked near the U.S. Embassy and International Security Assistance Force headquarters here today, firing from outside the compound using small arms and rocket-propelled grenades.

The attack started around 1:30 p.m. local time (5 a.m. EDT), officials said.

Afghan and coalition forces immediately responded to the attack, and still are on the scene. Coalition forces are providing air support.

In a statement issued three hours after the attack began, officials said no ISAF casualties were reported.

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