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Romanian officer killed in action in Afghanistan


An officer from the 1st Task Force Battalion "VULTURII" was killed in action today, April 3, in Afghanistan.
Captain Petre Tiberius was heading a rapid intervention mission to support an allied subunit under attack.
Around 4 o'clock (Romanian mean time) at about 80 km Southwest of Kabul, a Romanian-American rapid intervention team acted in support of an allied subunit. In the fire, the Romanian officer was down. He was evacuated by a MEDEVAC helicopter and around 4, 30 a.m. he died during the transport to the hospital.
The Romanian militaries for special operations are acting within ISAF in the East of Afghanistan.
The leaders of the Ministry of National Defense express their deep regret for the lost and sympathize with the family in grieve.

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