DEFENCE

Defence Ministry: Missile attack in Kandahar; no victims or material damages

A missile fell on Friday, in the perimeter of the Kandahar military base of Afghanistan; there were no victims or material damages, the National Defence Ministry (MApN) informs.

“On Friday, February 26, an alarm was triggered for missile attack in the Kandahar military base of Afghanistan. According to the first data, around 17,45 Romania’s time, a missile fell in the base perimeter. The incident did not result in any victims or material damages,” the National Defence Ministry informs in a release to Agerpres.

According to the MApN, the entire base staff took shelter, according to the procedures, in the specially fitted areas.

“The the National Defence Ministry is constantly monitoring both the conduct of the missions by Romanian military and the measures and security procedures in the respective cases. Romania has approximately 600 servicemen deployed to Afghanistan,” the MApN release also reads.

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