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Georgian Soldier Killed in Afghanistan
Civil Georgia, Tbilisi / 22 Feb.'11 / 13:33

One Georgian serviceman was killed and two others wounded in Afghanistan as a result of mine explosion, the Georgian Defense Ministry said on February 22.

Corporal Giorgi Avaliani, who died, as well as two other corporals Nikoloz Deisadze and Ednra Abuladze, who were wounded, was serving in the 32nd battalion in the province of Helmand.
 
The latest death brings to six the number of Georgian soldiers killed in Afghanistan, since joining the NATO-led operation in November, 2009. Georgia suffered its first casualty in early September 2010.

32nd battalion of the 3rd infantry brigade rotated 31st infantry battalion in Afghanistan in November, 2010. Georgia has up to 950 soldiers serving in Afghanistan and plans to send a team of 11 artillery instructors to train the Afghan army.

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