Italian Corporal Major Giuseppe Orlando, aged 28, died 21st September 2006 in Kabul, Afghanistan, as a result of an accident that wounded two fellow soldiers.
Cpl. Orlando was in an armoured vehicle on a routine patrol when the avehicle in which the three were traveling rolled over while making a sharp turn because of a landslip in the land. He was a machine gunner riding in the top turret and was exposed. He died from his injuries.
The soldiers involved were members of the 22nd Company, 2nd Alpine Regiment, a component of the Battle Group 3.