Romanian soldier killed by roadside bomb in Afghanistan

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April 7, 2009 12:06

The Defense Ministry says a Romanian officer has been killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan. Four Romanian soldiers were wounded in the explosion. A ministry statement says Capt. Iuliu-Vasile Unguras was killed Tuesday morning when the vehicle he was in drove over an improvised bomb. The soldiers were on a patrol mission on the road from Kandahar to Kabul. The incident happened 20 kilometers northeast of Qalat. The injured were taken to military hospitals in Lagman and Kandahar. Unguras's death comes days after another Romanian soldier was killed in Afghanistan. He is the he 11th Romanian to die in Afghanistan.


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