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Joint team assesses civilian casualties in eastern Afghanistan

For Immediate Release

KABUL, Afghanistan (Jun. 6) — ISAF has initiated a Joint Incident Assessment Team to assess a combined Afghan-Coalition forces operation in Logar province today, which resulted in allegations of several Afghan civilian casualties.

The incident allegedly occurred as the combined force approached the targeted building in Logar province and was engaged with small arms fire.

Coalition forces take every allegation of civilian casualties seriously and will conduct a complete assessment of the engagement.