Thursday, August 30, 2012

Some Gave All: 5 Aussies Killed in AFG

From ABC News Australia:

Defence has confirmed that five Australian soldiers have been killed in two separate incidents in Afghanistan.

Three Australian soldiers were killed by a man in an Afghan army uniform in a 'green on blue' attack at a base in Uruzgan province in the south of the country yesterday.

Two other Australian soldiers were wounded in that incident.

In a separate incident early this morning, two special forces soldiers were also killed when their chopper crashed in the Helmand province.

Prime Minister Julia Gillard said that in a war of so many losses, this was Australia's single worst day in Afghanistan and "the most losses in combat since the days of the Vietnam War".


Much more here.

Always remembered. ALWAYS honoured.

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