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4 Romanian soldiers injured in Kandahar explosion

4 Romanian soldiers injured in Kandahar explosion

Sep 26, 2016 - 16:03

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Four Romanian soldiers have been injured in an improvised explosive device (IED) explosion in southern Afghanistaninfo-icon, the Defence Ministry in Bucharest said

The White Shark Force Protection Battalion soldiers were wounded on Sunday morning when they were patrolling an area in Kandahar province, a statement from the ministry said.

It added the soldiers were administered first aid and evacuated to the military hospital at the Kandahar Air Base.

Identified as Sub-Lieutenant Florin Oprea, Private Eduard-Vlad Romila, Corporal Marcel Neagu and NCO Costica-Victor Tarnovschi, the soldiers are currently under medical supervision in stable condition.

Romania’s defence minister and chief of army staff are being kept informed of the soldiers' condition. “All measures are in place to secure the best treatment and care for the four injured.”


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