Sunday, July 6, 2003

Stabsunteroffizier Joerg Baasch

On 6th July 2003, a German Army Signals unit was at the Afghan National Army (ANA) Training Centre in Kabul. A car driven by an Afghan insurgent drove at speed at the compound and blew up - a suicide bomb attack.
Four German military personnel were killed by the blast including Sergeant Joerg Baasch, serving with 940 Signals, German Army.

The soldiers had no chance to avoid the suicide bomber and ultimately gave their lives.

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