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Polish base in Afghanistan shelled
31.08.2011
On Wednesday in the evening base Warrior was shelled. As a result of that two Polish soldiers and a civilian employee of the armed forces were injured.
Immediately the counter fire procedure was used – Polish soldiers responded with fire from 152 mm DANA howitzer. Next, quick reaction forces were sent to the place of the accident. Moreover, Close Air Support was sent to support activities of “Bravo” Combat Group.
 
The victims – two soldiers and the civilian employee got medical aid right away. MEDEVAC helicopter transported them to the hospital in Ghazni. According to the doctors their life is safe.
 
The families of the wounded have been informed about the incident.


Maj. Szczepan Głuszczak
PMC Afghanistan