Romanian soldier killed in mine blast in AfghanistanMarch 21st, 2008 - 6:07 am ICT by admin
Bucharest, March 21 (DPA) A Romanian soldier was killed and another injured in a mine blast in Afghanistan, the Romanian Defence Ministry said. The soldiers were on patrol Thursday in the southern province of Zabul when their vehicle drove over the device.
Romania has a 646-strong contingent in Afghanistan. Out of these 562 have been deployed as part of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) and 84 as part of US-led coalition troops.