December 1, 2020

American and Afghan forces engaged by direct fire : Multiple casualty reported .

NFTV : International Desk : U.S. and Afghan military forces have been fired on while taking part in an operation in eastern Afghanistan, with multiple American casualties reported

American and Afghan military personnel were fired on while conducting an operation in Afghanistan’s eastern Nangarhar province, the U.S. military said Saturday.

There were multiple American casualties, but the number and the extent of the injuries were not immediately known, U.S. military spokesman Col. Sonny Leggett said in a statement that both Afghan and U.S. personnel were ’engaged by direct firing.”

“We are assessing the situation,” Leggett said, without saying whether there were any casualties.
“A combined US and Afghan force conducting an operation in Nangarhar Province was engaged by direct fire on Feb. 8. We are assessing the situation and will provide further updates as they become available,” USFOR-A spokesman .