Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Female Spanish soldier, Idoia Bujan, killed by IED

Idoia Rodríguez Buján
A female Spanish soldier has been killed in a blast near Shindand, Herat province. She is the first Spanish fatality in 2007. She also becomes the first woman Spanish soldier to lose her life while on a peace mission.

She is 23 year old Idoia Rodríguez Buján from Lugo, and was with the Light Air Transport Brigade – BRILAT - , based in Figueirido, Pontevedra, which has more than 300 women assigned to it.

She was travelling in a convoy of five armoured ambulances which was hit by a powerful mine blast on 21st February.

1 comment:

  1. She was sooo young and lost her life. I´m so sorry for her family!!! I lost my words,

    Betty Bizarre


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