Swedish soldiers at Camp Northern Lights in Afghanistan

Swedes in Afghan Fire Fight

It’s been reported that Swedish soldiers in Afghanistan were involved in an armed fight Wednesday, west of the city of Sherberghan.

The TT news agency reports that the Swedish soldiers were shot at during a patrol with Afghan forces. According to the Swedish military there were no injuries among the Swedish or Afghan soldiers.

Finnish soldiers serving in the Isaf force in northern Afghanistan came under fire later Wednesday when they tried to defuse an improvised bomb in a village west of Mazar-i-Sharif. There were no injuries and TT reports that one person was later taken into custody.

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