4 – 6 June 2005: India CAAT A/B Firefights IVO Dag village

“On 4 June, Combined Anti-Armor Team A (CAAT A) from India Company was engaged with small arms fire while conducting a GAC from Camp Blessing to Camp Eggers in Asad Abad. The India Company element returned fire with small arms and called for fire from the 105mm howitzers that responded with Rocket Assisted Projectile (RAP) rounds. CAAT B reinforced the element and they all remained in the vicinity of the contact overnight. The following day, CAAT B received RPG and small arms fire from a ridgeline in the vicinity of Dug Village, Pech District, Kunar Province. CAAT A conducted a RIP with CAAT B, and CAAT B returned to base to pick up a platoon for reinforcement.” — Source: 3/3 Command Chronology for the Period 01 January to 30 June 2005


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4 June – “An element from India Company received small arms fire and returned with small arms as well as called for fire with the 105mm while conducting a GAC from Camp Blessing to Camp Eggers in the vicinity of Dag, Pech District, Kunar Province resulting in no casualties or battle damage; the enemy fled before the element could close with them.”

5 June – “An India Company element received and small arms fire in the vicinity of Dag, Pech District, Kunar Province the element returned fire with small arms and 155mm howitzers the contact resulted in no casualties or battle damage.”

6 June – “An India Company element received small arms fire from a single shot bolt­-action rifle while making an assessment of the previous day’s contact, there were no resulting casualties and one ASF vehicle was struck with one round causing only superficial damage.” — Source: 3/3 Command Chronology for the Period 01 January to 30 June 2005

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