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Two Romanian soldiers, 495th Infantry Battalion, who suffered trauma following the armored personnel carrier’s accident, during a patrol mission on April 14, 2007, returned to their comrades in “Dracula” base.

The Warrant officer Alexandru Toma PETRE suffered a left shoulder fracture and corporal Iacob Valentin MUSCA, a slight thorax trauma. They have been hospitalized for two days at the US Hospital Ballad, near Baghdad.

The two soldiers are currently under medical surveillance in the military Romanian base. After their full recovery, they will complete again the missions ordered.

We remind that warrant officer Victor Cornel Giuseppi Petrila, the third soldier involved in the accident, who suffered slight contusions, returned to the base “Dracula”, yesterday, April 15, 2007.

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