Incident in Bamyan Province Afghanistan - Release 2

6 August 2012

There will be a media conference at Defence House in Wellington at 1.00pm today about the incident in Afghanistan that resulted in the death of two New Zealand Defence Force soldiers serving with the NZ Provincial Reconstruction Team.

The Minister of Defence, Dr Jonathan Coleman and Chief of Defence, Lieutenant General Rhys Jones will speak at the media conference.

After the media conference we will be issuing a media release with details from the conference, for media unable to attend.

WHEN: Monday 6 August at 1.00pm

WHERE: Defence House, 2-12 Aitken St, off Molesworth St.


Media must register for the conference by 12.30pm, please call: Defence Communications Group, 021 487 980.




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