An officer died and four other military were injured on Tuesday, around 07:45h (Romania time), in Afghanistan, the Defense Ministry informed in a press release. According to the document, captain Vasile Unguras was killed while conducting a patrol mission on the Kandahar – Kabul highway.

20 kilometers North-East of Qalat, the caravan formed by four Humvees crossed over an improvised explosive device.

Unguras was married and a father of two.