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An explosive device burst under the cross-country vehicle in Afghanistan


On 8 September, approx. at 1 PM, while the troops of a Lithuanian–led Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) were on the way to a firing range, an improvised explosive device burst under the HMMWV cross-country vehicle. One Lithuanian and three Ukrainian troops were in the vehicle.  Two members of Ukraine were slightly injured during the incident, while a Lithuanian troop suffered no harm. 


JHQ PAO Capt. Marius Varna, phone, 00370 686 35 407


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