Georgian soldiers killed in Afghanistan

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Georgia, Tbilisi, Oct. 1 / Trend N.Kirtzkhalia /

Four Georgian soldiers-Col. Ramaz Gogiashvili, Sergeant Davit Tsetskhladze, Corporal Giorgi Kolkhitashvili and Corporal Nugzar Kalandadze were killed during performing the peacekeeping mission in Afghanistan.

The Georgian soldiers exploded on the mine in the Helmand province of Afghanistan, the Georgian Defense Ministry told Trend. The soldiers were on patrol when the explosion occurred.

Everything possible is being done to transfer the dead bodies in Georgia in the possible shortest time, the ministry reported.  

The Georgian contingent of 900 people has been performing the peacekeeping mission in Afghanistan in since late summer. During this period, one officer was killed and one corporal was wounded.

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