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Lt. Col. Liviu Flutur, PR officer of the Romanian contingent in mission in Iraq, transmitted;
Sunday , April 4, 04, in the evening, a patrol made of ten Romanian Policemen in mission on two amphibious armored vehicles at about 40-45 km South-East of An Nasiriyah ensured the protection and the extraction from the area of the Italian and Portuguese military upon whom unknown persons opened fire and wounded five persons and made damages to their vehicles.

After the action of the Romanian Military Policemen the Italian armored vehicles from the Multinational Specialized Unit (MSU) acted. With their support, during the night the entire column moved with difficulty to the base because of the blockages on the route and the fire upon them.

The Romanian military did not open fire and there is no one wounded and there are no material losses.


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