Polish soldier killed in Afghanistan

Last Updated: Monday, June 10, 2013 - 19:30

Warsaw: Poland`s Defense Ministry says a Polish soldier has died of wounds suffered in an explosion of a roadside bomb in Afghanistan.

The ministry said that Master Cpl. Jan Kiepura was injured early today while on a safety-checking mission with his motorized platoon in the Ghazni province. He received immediate medical aid but could not be saved, said Marek Pietrzak, spokesman for the ministry`s Operations Command.

The 35-year-old is the 40th Polish soldier to be killed in Afghanistan since 2007.

PTI



First Published: Monday, June 10, 2013 - 19:30

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