According to the AP news agency, a bomb attack against an armored vehicle a group of Czech soldiers were travelling in was carried out near their Bagram base, which is approximately 40 kilometers away from the Afghan capital, Kábul.
Reports state that a suicide bomber sat in a car fully loaded with explosives and rammed into the NATO convoy. The Islamist movement The Taliban has already claimed responsibility for the attack.
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Czech troops completely withdraw from Afghanistan
Since 2002, 11,500 troops have taken turns in Afghanistan
Czech elite soldiers to fight terrorists in West African Mali
The Sahel region is an incubator for international terrorism
Czech army will purchase US-made tactical radio equipment
The purchase will cost about €2.7 million
PM Babiš: Despite the crisis, Czechia won’t cut defense budget
The Czech Republic is aiming to keep its promise made to NATO to give two percent of GDP to defense spending in 2024
Czech counter-terrorism mission in Africa to be extended to Niger
Czech special forces take on Islamic terrorists in Niger.
Czech Army temporarily withdraws from Iraq
It is not clear when will the soldiers return to Iraq.
Another fallen soldier in Afghanistan
One soldier was killed and two injured in the western province of Herat on Monday. The attack was carried out by a member of the Afghan security forces.
Retaliation for the Czech soldiers killed in Afghanistan
Based on an intelligence report from NATO allies, the terrorists responsible for the death of three Czech soldiers were tracked down.
Ample Strike will take place between September 3rd and 14th
Almost 1,200 soldiers from 19 countries will participate in one of the biggest military training exercises in the Czech Republic, which will include the US B-52 bomber, the Gripen, German tornadoes and the Eurofighter.
Country pays homage to fallen soldiers
President Zeman, PM Babiš and other senior political leaders have attended the ceremony honouring the memory of three Czech soldiers killed on mission in Afghanistan last Sunday.
There is no alternative to NATO, we will not recall soldiers
Even after the deaths of three Czech soldiers in Afghanistan, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Jan Hamáček disapproves of terminating or even suspending Czech participation in NATO missions.