Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Female Army Sergeant Orsolya Roth

Hungarian Army Sergeant Orsolya Róth, was killed on 17th May 2011 when the armoured vehicle she was in overturned while on patrol in Baghlan province, Afghanistan.

Sgt. Róth was evacuated to a nearby military hospital but died from her injuries.

The convoy of five vehicles was conducting a logistic transport mission and was on its way from Mazar-e Sharif to Pol-e Khomri, when an Afghan vehicle turned onto the main road from a secondary road, the Hungarian Defence Minister said.

The convoy began to overtake the vehicle. While overtaking, the third vehicle in the convoy had an accident when the driver – for reasons still unclear – swerved to the left. The special armoured M-RAP MaxxPro (mine resistant ambush protected) vehicle hit the left shoulder and overturned.

The turret gunner of the vehicle, Lance Sergeant András Dálnoki, died at the scene. Four other soldiers were injured in the incident.


  1. James Beacher23 May, 2011 03:04

    RIP soldier. A tragic, sad loss of life. I never knew you, but I will remember you.

  2. rest in Peace


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