Two Dutch soldiers killed in Afghanistan
That has Dick Berlijn, Commander of the armed forces announced. The military is a 20-year-old soldier and a 22-year-old corporal. A third Dutch soldier is injured in the gunfight. According to Berlin attacked the victims after a prolonged shooting between Dutch and Afghan soldiers on the one hand and ' armed hostile units ' on the other. The Dutch and Afghan forces are near Dhera Wot engaged in an extensive military operation.
The family of the deceased soldiers is now aware . Defense Minister Eimert van middelkoop (Christian Union) will be Sunday, with a response. A total of 14 Dutch soldiers in Afghanistan have been killed.