Saturday, May 22, 2004

Norwegian Grenadier, Tommy Roedningsby

Grenadier, Tommy Roedningsby
Norwegian Grenadier, Tommy Roedningsby, aged 29, was killed on 23rd May 2004 after Taliban insurgents ambushed a convoy of four vehicles.

The insurgents opened fire with rocket propelled grenades and small arms. One of three RPG shells fired missed the convoy. Another landed without detonating. The third shell, however, hit the rear of an unarmoured Merceded field vehicle fatally wounding Grenadier Roedningsby.

The incident happened in Kabul.