January 23, 2011
News of fighting in the eastern city of Bunchabal has been confirmed.
While patrolling through the small city, NAA forces came under sudden attack, ambushed by APA infantry that had taken up positions in the ten stories, this elevation provided plenty of positions for the attacking snipers and rockets that rained down on national forces. It was only the quick thinking and maneuvering of unit's commander Captain Yubel Irengutz that prevented the attack from being a massive catastrophe for his unit.
Captain Irengutz maneuvered his light vehicle under the cover of a nearby parking structure where he created a defensive position from which to return fire and give himself time to evaluate the situation. Once in position, the brave NAA captain was able to locate the main enemy positions and direct concentrated fire on those locations. This provided covering fire for him to deploy two small teams of soldiers to outflank the ambushers.
Several NAA soldiers were injured in the ensuing firefight as the fire teams moved through several floors of the surrounding buildings, guided by Captain Irengutz and his radio operator who called out the positions of various sniper and rocket teams as they were pinpointed. Rooftop snipers where eventually taken out by helicopter strikes as the captain was finally able to call in support from a nearby patrol.