Sunday, June 26, 2011

Spanish Army Sergeant Manuel Argudin Perrino

Spanish Infantry Sergeant Manuel Argudin Perrino was one of two troops killed in action on 26th June when a roadside bomb exploded beside the armoured reconnaissance patrol he was with.

The incident happened some 20km from the northern Afghanistan town of Qala-i-Naw. 

Three other Spanish soldiers were injured in the blast and evacuated by helicopter to Bala Murghab military hospital.

All of the troops belonged to the 9th Infantry Regiment based in Fuerteventura. Also killed by the blast was Spanish Infantry soldier Niyireth Pineda Marin.

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