Saturday, April 19, 2008

Afghanistan: Son of New Dutch Military Chief Killed

Saturday, April 19, 2008 reports this bad news this early Saturday morning... The son of the new Dutch defence chief has been killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan, with the Taliban claiming they deliberately made him a high-profile victim of their deadly insurgency... Lieutenant Dennis van Uhm, 23, was one of two Dutch soldiers killed in the explosion 12 kilometers north-west of Camp Holland, the Dutch military base in the restive southern province of Uruzgan, said Lieutenant General Freek Meulman. Two more soldiers were injured, one critically...
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Photo courtesy of Dutch Ministry of Defense

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