Five National Guardsmen wounded in Afghanistan
Five Minnesota National Guard soldiers from the Litchfield, Minn., unit have been wounded in an attack in Afghanistan.
The soldiers were injured Monday, at 10:30 a.m. Afghanistan time, during an attack on Forward Operating Base Pasab in Kandahar Province, according to a statement from Lt. Col. Kevin Olson, spokesman for the Minnesota National Guard.
One soldier is recovering at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany, and the four others are recovering in Afghanistan. Privacy regulations prevent the Minnesota National Guard from releasing the soldier's names or medical conditions.