24 Sep 2010

NZ soldier injured in Afghanistan on way home

4:08 pm on 24 September 2010

A New Zealand soldier has been brought back to the country after being injured in an accident in Afghanistan.

The Defence Force says he was hurt when a wall he was standing next to collapsed.

The man was transferred to a Coalition hospital in Germany before being brought home.

The Defence Force says he suffered a broken jaw and a broken leg and is receiving medical care. He is expected to make a full recovery.