The International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) has issued a statement regarding the attack on Camp Bastion, Afghanistan.
ISAF can confirm that last night, approximately 20 insurgents breached the Camp Bastion/Leatherneck perimeter and attacked ISAFpersonnel and equipment on the Camp Bastion airfield with small arms fire,indirect fire and suicide vests, killing two and wounding several ISAF servicemembers.
ISAF forces reacted to the assault, returned fire andkilled 18 of the insurgents, defeating the attack. ISAF also wounded one otherinsurgent attacker, who is currently in ISAF custody and being treated in anISAF medical facility.
Camp Bastion is currently secure.
Prince Harry should not be withdrawn from his military role in Afghanistan, defence experts said.
Prince Harry was unharmed after an attack on the Camp Bastion military compound in Afghanistan in which two US Marines were killed.