Hungarian soldier receives NATO award for valor

By: All Hungary News
2008-03-28 09:25

A Hungarian training officer injured in Iraq when his base was attacked receives a NATO award for valor, reports index.hu.

 

The officer, as well as 20 other Hungarian soldiers, trains Iraqi soldiers and policemen at the camp Al Rustamija near Baghdad. The camp was attacked on Tuesday, and four Iraqi soldiers were instantly killed. The Hungarian officer, whose name has not been released, began to take care of the wounded and stabilize them, using his experience as a medical orderly. Only after the arrival of paramedics did he began to take care of his own minor injuries.

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