|Cpl. Alessandro Di Lisio|
Italian paratrooper, Corporal Alessandro Di Lisio, aged 25, was killed 14th September 2009 by a bomb blast from a land mine placed beside a road about 50 miles northeast of Farah.
A patrol of armoured vehicles was targeted by Taliban insurgents, who detonated the bomb as the vehicle which Cpl. Di Lisio was travelling in, passed by.
He died in a military Field Hospital in Farah.
Cpl. Di Lisio served with the Italian 187th Parachute Regiment.