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Six soldiers missing in Helmand in Afghanistan

The Ministry Of Defence says six British soldiers are missing, believed killed, in Afghanistan after their armoured vehicle was hit by an explosion in Helmand Province.

It happened when five personnel from the 3rd Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment and one from the 1st Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment were on patrol on Tuesday.

Philippa Thomas reports.

  • 07 Mar 2012
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