Two Georgian servicemen were killed and one was injured in Iraq on May 2, the Georgian Ministry of Defense said on Saturday.
Lieutenant Giorgi Margiev and Corporal Zura Gvenetadze died after their Hummer was hit by an improvised explosive device in the province of Diyala while being on patrol mission, Giga Tatishvili, deputy chief of staff said on May 3.
He said that Sergeant Tengiz Mirtskhulava and a local interpreter were wounded with no life-threatening injuries.
According to the Georgina Ministry of Defense one Georgian serviceman died in a car accident in Al Kut in December 2007. Another serviceman, according to the MoD, committed suicide last October.
A total of 19 Georgian servicemen have been injured in Iraq (including the most recent incident) since the first deployment in August 2003.