Friday, June 20, 2008

Polish officer, 2nd Lt. Robert Marczewski

2nd Lt. Robert Marczewski
On 20th June 2008, Second Lieutenant Robert Marczewski, was among a military convoy in Afghanistan when a suicide bomber drove a car packed with explosives at them.

2nd Lt. Marczewski was killed by the blast.

He served with the Polish 6th Airborne Assault Battalion, based in Gliwice.

Monday, June 9, 2008

Hungarian Sergeant, Gyula Kovacs

Sgt. Kovacs
Hungarian Army Bomb-disposal expert, Sergeant 1st-class Gyula Kovacs, aged 30, was killed as he was attempting to defuse a roadside bomb and the device exploded.

The incident happened in Baghlan province on 10th June 2008.
Sgt. Kovacs was a member of the Hungarian Provincial Reconstruction Team, Hungarian Army.

He was posthumously promoted from Sergeant to Sergeant First Class.

Friday, June 6, 2008

BBC Journalist, Abdul Rohani

Abdul Samad Rohani
An Afghan journalist working for the BBC in the country's southern Helmand province has been found shot dead.

Abdul Samad Rohani had been abducted and his body was found on 7th June 2008 in Lashkar Gah. 

Rohani worked with the BBC Kabul bureau and was the Pashto service reporter for the BBC World Service in Helmand.