Italian Army Corporal Giorgio Langella, aged 31, was killed on 26th September 2006 from wounds received by a roadside bomb blast.
The incident happened 10km south of Kabul when an Italian military convoy was on the road. A bomb was remotely detonated killing Cpl. Langella and injuring five other soldiers. An Afghan child who was in a car behind the convoy also died in the attack.
Cpl. Langella served with Italy's 2nd Alpine Regiment.