Explosive attack on Italian soldiers in Iraq: five wounded, three of them in serious condition. The learns itHandle from Defense sources. At 11.30 local time in the Palkana area, south of Erbil towards Kirkuk, vehicles of the TF 44 were subjected by IED to peshmerga forces during research activities. There are 5 injured (all Italians), two of them in serious condition, all of them transported to the US hospital in Baghdad: one would have lost his legs.
Military families have been informed. The Defense Minister, Lorenzo Guerini, was promptly made aware of the attack by the Chief of Staff of Defense, General Enzo Vecciarelli, and is closely following – it is emphasized – the evolution of the situation.
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