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Georgian Soldier Killed In Afghanistan

Eighteen Georgian soldiers have now been killed in Afghanistan since troops from the country were deployed there in 2009.
A Georgian soldier has been killed in Afghanistan, bringing to 18 the number of Georgian service members killed in the country since the arrival of the Georgian military contingent there in 2009.

The Georgian Defense Ministry said on October 12 that Corporal Mindia Abashidze was killed while fulfilling a combat task under the NATO-led mission in Afghanistan.

No further information was available.

Based on reporting by Interfax and