Friday, January 11, 2013

Spanish Army Sergeant killed by bomb blast in western Afghanistan

Spanish Army Sergeant David Fernandez Ureña was killed in a bomb blast earlier today - 11th January 2013 - in northwestern Afghanistan.

35-year-old Sgt. Ureña and his unit were investigating a reported IED on a road between Qala i Naw and Darra i Bun. He was killed while carrying out reconnaissance work on the device and was preparing to defuse it.

Sgt. Ureña had previously deployed to Afghanistan in 2009.

More information to follow.

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