A record of all those who've been killed or who have died, compiled by Gabriele Molinelli


Giovanni Bruno, 3rd Alpini Regiment, died 10.03.2004 – road accident in Sorobi, 70 km from Kabul
Bruno Vianini, Frigate Commander, Italian Navy, died 02.03.2005 – aircraft crash while on flight Kabul-Herat
Michele Sanfilippo, 4th Engineer Regiment, died 10.11.2005 – accidental shot to the head
Manuel Fiorito, 2nd Alpini Regiment, died 05.05.2006 – Died in IED attack near Kabul
Luca Polsinelli, 2nd Alpini Regiment, died 05.05.2006 – Died in IED attack near Kabul
Carlo Liguori, counterair artillery, died 07.02.2006 – heart attack
Giuseppe Orlando, 2nd Alpini Regiment, died 09.20.2006 – road accident south of Kabul
Giorgio Langella, 2nd Alpini Regiment, died 09.26.2006 – IED attack
Vincenzo Cardella, 2nd Alpini Regiment, died 09.26.2006 – IED attack
Lorenzo D'Auria, SISMI agent, died 09.24.2007 – died from wound caused by friendly fire during allied special forces raid to free him from Taliban kidnappers
Daniele Paladini, 2nd Bridging Engineer Regiment, died 11.24.2007 – died to stop a suicide bomber from blowing himself up in the middle of the inauguration of a bridge restored by the regiment in Pagman, near Kabul
Giovanni Pezzulo, CIMIC Group South, died 02.13.2008 – gunfire attack in the Rudbar area
Alessandro Caroppo, 8th Bersaglieri Regiment, died 09.21.2008 – illness
Arnaldo Forcucci, Italian air force warrant officer, died 01.15.2009 – cardiac arrest
Alessandro Di Lisio, 8th (Parachute) Engineer Regiment, died 07.14.2009 – enemy action
Antonio Fortunato, 186th Parachute Regiment "Folgore", died 09.17.2009 – IED attack in Kabul
Matteo Mureddu, 186th Parachute Regiment "Folgore", died 09.17.2009 – IED attack in Kabul
Davide Ricchiuto, 186th Parachute Regiment "Folgore", died 09.17.2009 – IED attack in Kabul
Massimiliano Randino, 186th Parachute Regiment "Folgore", died 09.17.2009 – IED attack in Kabul
Roberto Valente, 186th Parachute Regiment "Folgore", died 09.17.2009 – IED attack in Kabul
Gian Domenico Pistonami, 186th Parachute Regiment "Folgore", died 09.17.2009 – IED attack in Kabul
Rosario Ponziano, 4th Alpini (Parachute) Regiment, died 10.15.2009 – road accident on patrol route between Herat and Shindad
Pietro Antonio Colazzo, AISE agent, died 02.26.2010 – suicide bomber attack
Massimiliano Ramadω, 32nd Engineer Regiment, died 05.17.2010 – IED
Luigi Pascazio, 32nd Engineer Regiment, died 05.17.2010 – IED
Francesco Saverio Positano, 32nd Engineer Regiment, died 06.23.2010 – head injury falling from an armored vehicle
Marco Callegaro, Carabiniere, died 07.25.2010 - suicide
Mauro Gigli, 32th Engineer Regiment, died 07.28.2010 - killed by an IED trap
Pierdavide De Cillis, 21th Engineer Regiment, died 07.28.2010 - killed by an IED trap
Alessandro Romani, Special Forces Regiment "Col Moschin", died 09.17.2010 – died during gunfight with insurgents
Sebastiano Ville, 7th Alpini Regiment, died 10.09.2010 – Died when armored vehicle was hit by a large IED in Farah area
Marco Pedone, 7th Alpini Regiment, died 10.09.2010 – Died when armored vehicle was hit by a large IED in Farah area
Francesco Vannozzi, 7th Alpini Regiment, died 10.09.2010 – Died when armored vehicle was hit by a large IED in Farah area
Gianmarco Manca, 7th Alpini Regiment, died 10.09.2010 – Died when armored vehicle was hit by a large IED in Farah area
Matteo Miotto, 7th Alpini Regiment, died 12.31.2010 – killed by enemy sniper while on guard duty
Luca Sanna, 8th Alpini Regiment, died 01.18.2011 – Green on Blue attack. He was killed by man in Afghan Army uniform who faked a call for help near a FOB in Bala Murghab
Massimo Ranzani, 5th Alpini Regiment, died 02.28.2011 – IED attack
Cristiano Congiu, Carabiniere, died 06.04.2011 – shot dead while defending an American woman and an Afghan working for the Italian Embassy in Kabul
Gaetano Tuccillo, "Ariete" Logistic Battalion, died 07.02.2011 – IED attack
Roberto Marchini, 8th (Parachute) Engineer Regiment, died 07.12.2011 – killed by the explosion of an IED he was trying to neutralize in Bakwa
David Tobini, 183rd "Nembo" Infantry Regiment, died 07.25.2011 – hit by enemy fire during operations in Bala Murghab
Matteo De Marco, Carabiniere, died 09.16.2011 – heart attack
Riccardo Bucci, Amphibious Infantry Regiment "Lagunari Serenissima", died 09.23.2011 – road accident
Mario Frasca, from HQ Land Forces Verona, died 09.23.2011 - road accident
Massimo Di Legge, from Central Logistic Group of Rome, died 09.23.2011 – road accident
Giovanni Gallo, 152th Infantry Regiment, died 01.13.2012 - illness
Francesco Paolo Messineo, 66th Airmobile Infantry Regiment "Trieste", died 02.20.2012 – drowned in an upturned armored vehicle during a river crossing in the Shindad area
Luca Valente, 66th Airmobile Infantry Regiment "Trieste", died 02.20.2012 – drowned in an upturned armored vehicle during a river crossing in the Shindad area
Francesco Currς, 66th Airmobile Infantry Regiment "Trieste", died 02.20.2012 – drowned in an upturned armored vehicle during a river crossing in the Shindad area
Michele Silvestri, 21th Engineer Regiment, died 03.24.2012 – killed by enemy fire
Manuele Braj, carabiniere from the 13th "Friuli-Venezia Giulia" Regiment 06.25.2012 – rocket attack
Tiziano Chierotti, 2nd Alpini Regiment, died 10.25.2012 – shot dead during a clash with insurgents in the village of Siav