Operational Incident In Afghanistan 1

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Issued by Ministerial Support and Public Affairs, Department of Defence, Canberra, ACT

Phone: 02 6127 1999, Fax: 02 6265 6946

MSPA 368/10

Saturday, 21 August 2010

Operational incident in Afghanistan


The Minister for Defence, Senator John Faulkner and the Acting Chief

of Defence Force, Lieutenant General David Hurley, will provide

details of an incident in Afghanistan involving the Mentoring Task



Saturday, 21 August 2010 at 1030 am.


R1 Theatrette – Russell Offices, Russell Drive, Canberra. 


The ADF can confirm that Australian soldiers have been involved in an incident in


The next of kin of those involved in the incident have been notified.

Defence will not provide additional information on this incident prior to the

announcement at 1030 am. 

Media Note: Vision will be fed live to Parliament House. 

Media contact: Defence Media Liaison: 02 6127 1999 or 0408 498 664

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