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An injured Atalanta soldier, evacuated to Djibouti

(B2) A soldier from the Spanish ship Victoria — which serves as the flagship of the European maritime anti-piracy operation (EUNAVFOR Atalanta) — was injured on 12 January.

(Photo: Army Staff / FFDJ)

He was evacuated to Djibouti by the Agusta-Bell AB 212 on-board helicopter to the military air stop at air base 188 of the FFDj, the French forces stationed in Djibouti. Arrived on the spot, he was immediately taken care of by the French joint medical-surgical center (CMCIA) of the FFDj, indicates the staff (French) of the armies at the end of January.

Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).