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Great sadness at latest death in Afghanistan



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Christine Milne

Australian Senate Australian Greens Acting Leader

Contact: Tim Hollo on 0437 587 562

media release

Tuesday 7 June 2011

Great sadness at latest death in Afghanistan

The Australian Greens today expressed great sadness at the loss of another young Australian soldier's life in Afghanistan.

“The Greens join all Australians in gratitude for the service of the 23 year old combat engineer killed in Afghanistan overnight,” Australian Greens Acting Leader, Senator Christine Milne, said

“We offer condolences to the family and friends of this young man tragically lost.”

Twenty-seven Australian soldiers have now been killed while serving in Afghanistan.