"On the thirtieth anniversary of her death, I would like to remember the sacrifice and courage of Maria Cristina Luinetti, a young woman belonging to the Volunteer Nurse Corps of the Italian Red Cross.
He lost his life in Mogadishu on December 9, 1993, while trying to prevent an armed man from entering the hospital where he was working, embodying the motto "Love, comfort, work and save" to the end.
She was the first Italian to fall on a peace mission abroad. In his name, and in the values of heroism and altruism, let us not forget."
This was written on social media by Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni.
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