Thursday, September 21, 2006

Italian soldier, Giuseppe Orlando

Giuseppe Orlando
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.

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