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Monday, February 20, 2012
Two Albanian Commandos killed in Afghanistan
Two Albanian Commandos have been killed this Monday in Kandahar, Afghanistan, during a firefight.
The news was confirmed by the Ministry of Defense, according to which, the soldiers are Feti Vogli, Captain of the First Special Force, and Alexander Peci, an ammunition specialist.
According to a press release, the Albanian Commandos were attacked at 15:05 by a group of Afghan police, while they were accompanying the personnel of an USAID mission in the Robot village, Kandahar.
They were shot with automatic weapons and a light machine gun, which also left a wounded soldier from the ally countries.
The two Albanian soldiers received serious wounds and passed away in a Kandahar hospital, while their team arrested 11 Afghan police agents, responsible for the attack.
The USAID personnel was inaugurating two school and a health center at Robot village, Kandahar.
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