Bulgarian rangers arrived in Afghanistan

Early this morning the Bulgarian rangers from 101st Alpine battalion of the military establishment in Smolyan arrived in Afghanistan.

The platoon will implement tasks on the guarding of the base, convoying and escorting of cargo in the Afghan capital Kabul and Kabul province.

The preparation of the Bulgarian soldiers continued for around four months.

There are two women among the rangers and the youngest soldier is 21.

In the end of last week at the official ceremony in front of the cathedral “St. Visarion Smolenski” a certificate for readiness was handed to 3rd guard platoon – participant in the NATO-ISAF mission in Kabul.