Swedish soldier injured in Afghan explosion
TT/The Local · 15 Apr 2007, 13:44
Published: 15 Apr 2007 13:44 GMT+02:00
The explosion happened early on Sunday morning, Swedish time. According to the Swedish Defence Forces' homepage, the soldier sustained minor injuries to the lower back. He is being treated at a German field hospital.
Three vehicles holding 9 soldiers were involved in the incident in the the Qushtepa area of the southern Jowzjan province. The other personnel were unharmed.
The soldier has contacted his family to inform them of the incident.
An investigation is underway to determine the circumstances behind the explosion.