Lithuanian Ghor base attacked

  • 2008-09-17
  • In cooperation with BNS
VILNIUS - A Lithuanian base in Afghanistan'sGhor province has returned to normal operations following a Tuesday night missile attack.

"The situation has normalized at this time, the heightened preparation isrecalled and the regular routine is in place. Soldiers are implementing daily,standard procedures," Representative of the Joint Staff of Lithuania's Armed Forces GintarasJurciukonis told the Baltic News Service.

A missile was fired at the Lithuanianbase camp at approximately 18:15 p.m.local time. The explosion set on a fire a portable depository. Nobody in the campwas injured during the incident.

An investigation is currently underway to determine if the missile had beenspecifically targeted at the Lithuanian camp.