24 Feb 2011

Funeral for soldier killed in Afghanistan

6:33 pm on 24 February 2011

A full military burial service will be held in Hamilton on Friday for a New Zealand soldier killed in Afghanistan.

Private Kirifi Mila, 27, died when a Humvee rolled down a steep bank in north-east Bamyan province on 15 February. Two other soldiers were seriously injured.

The service will include a firing party and bugler and be held at Hamilton Park Cemetery at 12.30pm.