Corporal Mindia Abashidze was killed in Afghanistan while fulfilling a combat task under the mission of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF).
Corporal Abashidze, born on 27 October, 1989, joined the army on 4 August, 2008. He was a commander of the 32 Light Infantry Battalion. Corporal Abashidze participated in ISAF mission in Afghanistan in 2010 and 2011 too.
The statement released by the Ministry of Defense of Georgia on 12 October reads that the Ministry expresses deep condolences on the death of the Georgian soldier and will cover all funeral expenses.