Estonian soldier killed in Afghanistan

  • 2011-10-17
  • TBT Staff

TALLINN -- One Estonian soldier has been killed and three wounded in a firefight in Afghanistan's Helmand province.

Agris Hutrof, 25, was evacuated to a nearby hospital, where he died of his injuries. He is the ninth Estonian soldier to be killed in the conflict so far.

The US-led soldiers, members of ESTCOY-12, were conducting a foot partol when they were attacked by rebels.