7 Sep 2014

Soldier burned at Waiouru

8:50 pm on 7 September 2014

A soldier is in a stable condition after suffering burns to his back during a training exercise at the Waiouru Military Camp this morning.

The Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter transported the man to Hutt Hospital, near Wellington.

The hospital says the soldier is in a stable condition.

The Defence Force says it will be investigating the incident, but refused to comment any further.