Georgian serviceman missing in Afghanistan

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Georgia, Tbilisi, Dec.20 / Trend, N.Kirtskhalia /

A serviceman from the Georgian peacekeeping contingent went missing in Afghanistan, the Georgian Defence Ministry said on Thursday.

According to the report, no one has seen him since Dec.19.

The Defence Ministry reported that the serviceman went missing under mysterious circumstances. At present, the International Security Assistance Force is holding an operation to rescue him.

The family of the missing soldier has been already informed. However, his name has not been disclosed in the interest of the case.

Some 1600 Georgian servicemen serve within ISAF in Afghanistan.

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