Monday, December 11, 2006

Counterfire mission conducted

2nd BCT PAO, 10th Mtn. Div.

CAMP STRIKER, Iraq — Soldiers from 2nd Battalion, 15th Field Artillery Regiment, 2nd Brigade Combat Team, 10th Mountain Division (LI) fired four immediate counterfire artillery missions into an area south of Yusufiyah at 4:30 p.m. on Dec. 5.
The missions were fired at the point of origin of four 82 mm mortar attacks fired by anti-Iraqi forces into residential areas and areas controlled by the Iraqi Army.
Prior to firing the counter-fire missions the U.S. forces conducted an assessment of the target area to ensure that no collateral damage would be inflicted on the local residents.
No injuries were reported by local residents in the area.

No comments: