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Related to the accident in Afghanistan, Sunday April 24, 05, we have the following statement:
By order of the Minister of National Defence, Teodor Atanasiu, Sergeant Narcis Sonei who died on duty during the mission was advanced post mortem to Second Lieutenant and was proposed for decoration by the President of Romania.

Sergeant Gabriel Hanganu from the 300th Infantry Battalion who was wounded in the accident was transported Sunday night to a US military hospital in Germany, and is now stable from a medical point of view.

The wounded soldiers, Sergeant Gabriel Hanganu and Sergeant Adrian Dogaru were also proposed for decoration and the other members of the crew were written by order of the day of the General Staff.

General Eugen Badalan, chief of General Staff ordered, for this week, the temporary cease of patrol missions performed by the Romanians in Afghanistan but they will continue to perform the missions established by their mandate.

The Commission at that place in Afghanistan continues to investigate the circumstances of the accident. Chief of the General Staff ordered the Commission, together with the US partner and the specialists of the 2nd Joint Operational Command and the Army Staff to establish the measures for optimizing the tactics and the procedures for the patrol missions.

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