Eight Romanian military officers were seriously injured in two explosions in Kandahar region, Afghanistan on April 30, the Romanian Ministry of National Defense reported.
The explosions targeted Romanian troops convoy that had been patrolling the area. All the injured troops are reportedly in stable condition. They were taken to Kandahar Airfield’s hospital for treatment.
According to the Romanian Ministry of National Defense, the troops were operating under NATO’s multi-national Resolute Support mission. In August 2018, Romanians must finish the mission and return home.
Additionally, 11 madrassa students were killed in the Kandahar explosion, the Afghan news agency TOLO News reported quoting Kandahar media office deputy spokesman Matiullah.
The group responsible for the Kandahar bombing has not been identified yet.
The attack comes amid a double suicide bombing in Kabul where at least 25 people were killed and 45 others injured.