Thursday, June 2, 2011

German tank hit by bomb - 1 dead, 5 wounded

A German soldier died and five were wounded when their tank was hit by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan, German news agency DAPD reported on Thursday 2nd June 2011.

A spokesman for the German Army Operations Command in Potsdam said that the attack on the German soldiers took place Thursday morning in the province of Baghlan, around 22 miles (35 kilometers) south of the city of Kunduz.

Update: The Bundeswehr has announced the fallen soldier is a 23 year old Corporal serving with the 21st Panzer Brigade from Augustdorf.

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