Security forces suppress complex attack in Bari Alai

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Written by Bagram Media Center Monday, 12 April 2010 13:05

100410-A-0846W-019: KUNAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – An Afghan National Army Soldier with Weapons Company, 1st Kandak, returns fire during a complex attack against Combat Outpost Bari Alai April 10. ANA and International Security Assistance Forces fought off anti-Afghan Forces throughout the afternoon of April 10 in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar Province. An estimated 30 insurgents fired on a dismounted patrol near Nishigam village and attacked the outpost with small arms and heavy machine gun fire from the surrounding territory. ANA and ISAF suppressed the attackers with direct and indirect fires, as well as air-to-ground missiles and bombs. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

100410-A-0846W-211: KUNAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Spc. Brandon L. Mullins, of South Boston, Va., a squad-designated marksman with 2nd Platoon, Troop C, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, Task Force Destroyer, returns fire during a complex attack against Combat Outpost Bari Alai, April 10. Afghan National Army and International Security Assistance Forces fought off insurgent forces throughout the afternoon of April 10 in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar province. An estimated 30 insurgents fired on a dismounted patrol near Nishigam village and attacked Bari Alai with small arms and heavy machine gun fire from the surrounding territory. ANA and ISAF suppressed the attackers with direct and indirect fires, as well as air-to-ground missiles and bombs. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

00410-A-0846W-271: KUNAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Pfc. Rex Davis, of Woodbury, Ga., a gunner with 2nd Platoon, Troop C, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, Task Force Destroyer, fires an automatic grenade launcher against insurgent positions during a complex attack against Combat Outpost Bari Alai, April 10. Afghan National Army and International Security Assistance Forces fought off insurgents throughout the afternoon of April 10 in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar province. The event started when an estimated 30 insurgents fired on a dismounted patrol near Nishigam village, wounding three, and attacked the outpost with small arms and heavy machine gun fire from the surrounding territory. ANA and ISAF suppressed the attackers with direct and indirect fires, as well as air-to-ground missiles and bombs. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 100410-A-0846W-473: An U.S. Army helicopter checks the area near Combat Outpost Bari Alai after firing air-to-ground missiles into a cave during an extended complex attack by anti-Afghan forces in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar province, April 10. The event started when an estimated 30 insurgents fired on a dismounted patrol near Nishigam villageand attacked the outpost. The base received small arms and heavy machine gun fire from the surrounding territory. Afghan National Army and International Security Assistance Forces suppressed the attackers with direct and indirect fire, as well as bombs, throughout the afternoon. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 100410-A-0846W-417: KUNAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Pfc. Rex Davis, of Woodbury, Ga., a gunner with 2nd Platoon, Troop C, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, Task Force Destroyer, watches while a bomb is dropped on anti-Afghan positions during a complex attack against Combat Outpost Bari Alai, April 10. Afghan National Army and International Security Assistance Forces fought off insurgents throughout the afternoon of April 10 in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar province. The event started when an estimated 30 insurgents fired on a dismounted patrol near Nishigam village, wounding three, and attacked the outpost with small arms and heavy machine gun fire from the surrounding territory. ANA and ISAF suppressed the attackers with direct and indirect fires, as well as air-to-ground missiles and bombs. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 100410-A-0846W-686: KUNAR PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Pfc. Timothy D. Prescott, of Mineral Wells, Texas, a squad automatic weapon gunner with 2nd Platoon, Troop C, 3rd Squadron, 61st Cavalry Regiment, Task Force Destroyer, returns fire during a complex attack against Combat Outpost Bari Alai, April 10. Afghan National Army and International Security Assistance Forces fought off insurgents throughout the afternoon of April 10 in eastern Afghanistan’s Kunar province. An estimated 30 insurgents fired on a dismounted patrol near Nishigam village, and attacked Bari Alai with small arms and heavy machine gun fire from the surrounding territory. ANA and ISAF suppressed the attackers with direct and indirect fires, as well as air-to-ground missiles and bombs. (Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Gary A. Witte, 300th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment)

Last Updated on Monday, 12 April 2010 13:42