Friday, April 10, 2009


4/10/09 KUNA:
US soldier killed in Kabul
A US soldier was killed in a non-combat incident in Kabul, central capital of Afghanistan, on Friday. A statement issued by the US forces' Bagram Base here said the incident was being investigated.

As Göran offers prayers in Sweden for all these posts, I want to remember that Americans are not the only ones dying in these places.

04/10/09 stockholmnews:
Swedish patrol in Afghanistan attacked
A Swedish patrol, part of the international Isaf forces, were shot at near Mazar-i-Sharif in Afghanistan yesterday evening. The Defence force is very confidential about what happened but it is clear that they were shoot...

04/09/09 :
DoD Identifies Marine Casualty
Lance Cpl. Blaise A. Oleski, 22, of Holland Patent, N.Y., died April 8 while supporting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to 3rd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment, 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force...

Let us also remember the people swept under the terrible term "collateral damage" and every family torn by war.

1 comment:

Göran Koch-Swahne said...

Prayers ascending!