Camp Bastion attack shocks ISAF, destroys 6 AV8B Harriers

The NATO-led International Security Assistance Force received a brutal wake-up call when 15 insurgents broke through the wire at Bastion at about 22:00 local time. Dressed in US combat fatigues and armed with automatic rifles, rocket-propelled grenades and suicide vests, they launched “a well-coordinated attack,” it says.

Once on the base, the raiders attacked the USMC flightline, destroying six AV-8B Harriers, significantly damaging another two and killing two Marines, including Lt Col Christopher Raible, commanding officer of the VMA-211 squadron to which the jets were assigned

Camp Bastion attack shocks ISAF – The DEW Line.

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