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Four Romanian soldiers wounded in Afghanistan IED blast

14 Apr 2019 Afghanistan Times

AT News Report

KABUL: Four Romanian soldiers were wounded Saturday morning

in Afghanistan after the insurgents detonated an improvised explosive device. The soldiers were in mission in Kandahar province

and were further attacked with infantry weapons.

The attack took place Saturday morning in Kandahar Province

when several MRAP vehicles (Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles) operated

by the Battalion 300 Defence Force “St. Andrei” were attacked with an

improvised explosive device, followed by an attack with light infantry weapons,

according to a press release issued by the Defence Ministry of Romania.

The four wounded soldiers were taken to the military

hospital of Kandahar Air Base. All four are conscious and in stable condition.

According to the statement, two of them have fractures of

the lower limbs, one has a closed cranial trauma, and the fourth has a thoracic


Romanian President Klaus Iohannis has conveyed a message on

Saturday, following the attack in Kandahar province, Afghanistan, the head of

state wishing the four wounded soldiers quick recovery and a lot of strength to

go over these critical moments.

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