Monday, July 11, 2011

French soldier killed in 'friendly fire' incident

France's Defence Ministry says a French soldier in Afghanistan has died after he was accidentally shot by another French soldier.

It took place early Monday (11th July) as a convoy of armoured vehicles was entering a base in Afghanistan's eastern Tagab region. The convoy was returning from an operation.

The soldier was evacuated to a military hospital in Kabul, where he died.

Update: soldier identified as Brigadier Clement Kovac

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