LANSING, Mich. (WZZM) - Five Michigan Army National Guard Soldiers were injured Sunday by an explosion in the Kunduz Province of Afghanistan.
The soldiers are part of the 1st Battalion, 125th Infantry Regiment based out of Flint. The Soldiers were posted at an entry control point Sunday when an explosive device was thrown at their location and detonated.
Among the injured are Private 1st Class Jon Brancheau of Wyoming, Specialist Justin Skaggs of Grand Rapids, Jeremiah Eberly of Charlotte, Specialist Michael McNichol of Mt. Pleasant, and Ed Fuentesbueno of Phoenix, Ariz.
The injured soldiers were transported from the incident site to military medical facilities at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan for treatment, said Capt. Aaron Jenkins, Director of Public Affairs, Michigan National Guard.