NATO troops wounded in IED blast in Afghanistan

A bomb blast in southern Afghanistan has wounded two Romanian soldiers, NATO Resolute Support said in a statement Thursday.

The soldiers were on a patrol in Kandahar province Wednesday when the improvised explosive device detonated, the statement said.

The Romanian government identified the soldiers as Sgt. Adrian Ioan Czifrak and Cpl. 2nd Class Iosif Ioan Reman, who are both in stable condition at a Kandahar Airfield hospital. The two soldiers were traveling in a convoy of Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles when they were injured, the statement said.

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Source: Stars & Stripes