Afghan boy seriously injured during partnered security operation
19 June 2012
An Afghan boy who was injured during an engagement with a group of suspected insurgents on 1 May has returned home to his family.
Australian Special Forces soldiers who were undertaking a partnered security operation with elements of the Afghan National Security Forces in central Uruzgan provided immediate first aid.
The boy under went treatment at Mirwais civilian hospital in Kandahar , after initially receiving treatment at the Role 3 Medical Facility at Kandahar Airfield.
The Defence review into the incident is ongoing.
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