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Four Norwegian soldiers injured in Afghanistan

Four Norwegian soldiers were injured and brought to hospital after their armoured vehicle hit a road bomb in Northern Afghanistan late Thursday.

They were part of a coloumn of 7 vehicles with 25 troops which was on its way from Mazar-e-Sharif to Kabul when their SISU was destroyed by the bomb.

The injured were brought to the nearest ISAF camp in the area, where they are now being treated for their injuries.

(Aftenposten)

 


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