A Romanian military, from the 33 Battalion, Manevra currently dispatched in Afghanistan, was injured on Friday around 5 am Romanian time, Romania's Defense ministry informs. According to the quoted source, a HMMWV car, in a patrol mission on A1 highway, Kabul - Kandahar crossed over an improvised explosive at about 20 km South West of Qalat, Agerpres informs.

In the incident, Eugen Manaila suffered an injury at his right foot. He was urgently transported at the Lagman base hospital where he suffered a surgical intervention. Currently, he is stable and was transferred to the Kandahar hospital.