Compiled from International Security Assistance Force Joint Command News Releases
WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2012 - An International Security Assistance Force helicopter made a forced landing in eastern Afghanistan today, military officials reported.
There were no reported fatalities, and the site of the incident is secure, officials said. Initial reporting indicates that there was no enemy activity in the area at the time.
ISAF officials are assessing the circumstances to determine more facts.
In Afghanistan operations today:
-- An Afghan and coalition security force arrested a Haqqani network leader
and three suspected insurgents during an operation in the Zurmat district of
Paktia province. The Haqqani insurgent -- an improvised explosive device
specialist -- is responsible for numerous attacks against Afghan and coalition
forces, including recent attacks against Afghan forces in Zurmat.
NATO International Security Assistance Force
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