Bucharest - A Romanian soldier was killed and four others injured
by an explosive device during a patrol in Afghanistan on Tuesday,
Romanian media reported, citing the Romanian Ministry of Defence in
According to the Mediafax news agency, the 32-year-old officer was
killed immediately, as one of the four vehicles in his patrol struck
the explosive device on a motorway between Kandahar and Kabul.
The fatality was the ninth suffered by the Romanian military.
Romania stationed 956 soldiers in Afghanistan serving in NATO- and