Romanian soldier, Sandu Valerica Leu lost his life on Wednesday morning in Afghanistan, PM Emil Boc announced. The Romanian soldier was 31 years old and was from Brasov, central Romania. He was married and had one son.

Sandu Valerica Leu wa part of an intervention squad, requested to secure an access way. During the operation, he launched a mine and was severely wounded, Romania's Defense ministry informs in a press release.

Even though he was urgently sent to the Lagman base military hospital, the could not be saved.