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Second Aussie Digger Killed This Week

Sad to announce, as CPL Hopkins body was farewelled & flown home, by his friends & fellow soldiers.
A second Aussie Soldier has died in Afghanistan this week, bringing the total to 10.
The soldier was killed after trying to defuse an IED.

http://www.news.com.au/story/0,27574,25213351-29277,00.html

[Will post another announcement when full details come.]

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