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Slovak soldiers injured in Kosovo

FOUR Slovak soldiers were injured on March 6 in a road accident while on service in Kosovo. They are serving as part of the KFOR mission there. The four are in a stable condition and none of their injuries is considered to be life-threatening, the TASR newswire was told by Slovak Armed Forces spokesman Milan Vanga.

FOUR Slovak soldiers were injured on March 6 in a road accident while on service in Kosovo. They are serving as part of the KFOR mission there. The four are in a stable condition and none of their injuries is considered to be life-threatening, the TASR newswire was told by Slovak Armed Forces spokesman Milan Vanga.

Two of the soldiers, who were all travelling in an army all-terrain vehicle, were severely injured and two slightly injured in a head-on collision with a civilian Nissan Primera car near the municipality of Trude. Both the Kosovars in the civilian vehicle died. The injured soldiers were immediately transported to the German army hospital in the town of Prizren, where one underwent surgery. The cause of the accident is still being investigated by KFOR army police.


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