A French non-commissioned officer deployed in Lebanon died on Saturday of a "heart attack after a training session on the ground," the army staff announced on Saturday in a statement.
Chief Warrant Officer Ludovic Logez, of the 3rd Hussar Regiment, participated since June in the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), to which nearly 700 French soldiers contribute.
[#CEMA] “All my thoughts are with the family, relatives and brothers in arms of Chief Warrant Officer Ludovic LOGEZ, who died accidentally this day in South Lebanon.
He had been operating within the #Daman operation since June 3, 2021 ”.
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- French Army - Military operations (@EtatMajorFR) July 17, 2021
"The Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces, General François Lecointre, bows before his memory and sends his deepest condolences to his family and loved ones," according to the press release.
He assures them of “the full solidarity of the armies in these painful circumstances”.
His thoughts "go also to his brothers in arms to whom he expresses his support and compassion."