Image copyright: © Australian War Memorial licensed copyright
|Object type||Colour - Digital file JPEG|
|Maker||Ramage, Gary (Photographer)|
|Place made||Afghanistan: Uruzgan Province|
|Date made||6 September 2011|
|Copyright holder||Ramage, Gary|
Members of Mentoring Task Force Three (MTF-3) preparing to fire mortar rounds after coming into contact with Taliban fighters at Doan. Combat Team Charlie were conducting a broader clearance of the area in a three day partnered patrol with the Afghan National Army when they came under fire. The firefight lasted several hours, during which time one Australian soldier was injured when his Bushmaster vehicle was damaged by an Improvised Explosive Device (IED).