Three Australian Special Forces soldiers have been wounded during a Special Operations Task Group operation in Afghanistan.
One soldier suffered a gunshot wound to the leg, a second suffered a gunshot wound to the hand.
They were both treated at the incident site by medically trained personnel and were later evacuated to a medical facility at Tarin Kot.
Both are now in a satisfactory condition and are being sent back to Australia for special treatment.
The third soldier was wounded as a consequence of the conduct of the operation. He has made a full recovery.
All three soldiers have notified their families.