Digger killed in Afghanistan
The Defence Department has confirmed that another Australian soldier has been killed in an incident in Afghanistan.
The soldier’s family has been notified and the Defence Force is expected to release the details of the incident shortly.
Yesterday a ramp ceremony was held in Melbourne for two Australian soldiers killed in Afghanistan last week.
Lance Corporal Andrew Jones, 25, and Lieutenant Marcus Case, 27, died in separate incidents.
Twenty-seven Australian soldiers have now been killed in Afghanistan since 2001.