North Macedonia

Two Polish peacekeepers killed by mine in Macedonia

Two Polish soldiers died in Macedonia on 4 March when a mine exploded under a patrol vehicle, Polish Radio reported on 5 March, quoting Defense Ministry spokesman Eugeniusz Mleczak (also see Macedonia item below). "The Honker vehicle driven by a Polish patrol that consisted of three soldiers and an interpreter hit a mine. It was probably an antitank mine, because two servicemen were seriously injured and unfortunately died on their way to an American hospital. The interpreter and the third serviceman suffered only light injuries, and their lives are not in danger," Mleczak said. JM


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