Romanian soldier dies in explosion in Afghanistan

The Romanian Defense Ministry says that a Romanian soldier has been killed in an explosion in Afghanistan. A ministry statement says Sergeant Maj. Claudiu Chira was on patrol between the cities of Kabul and Qalat on Thursday when his vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb.


The ministry said 30-year-old Chira was fatally wounded in the explosion and died while he was being evacuated by helicopter to Kandahar. (AP)


פרסום ראשון: 02.27.09, 09:44