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Fox confirms operation to find UK soldier in Afghanistan

A British soldier has gone missing in southern Afghanistan, Defence Secretary Liam Fox has confirmed.

Mr Fox said that a search involving aircraft and ground troops has been launched after the soldiered went missing from his base in central Helmand.

He had left the base alone in the early hours of Monday morning, a move which is described as "highly unusual".

  • 04 Jul 2011
  • From the section UK
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