Troops in Afghanistan
Media playback is unsupported on your device

UK Afghan death toll passes 400

The news that six UK soldiers have been killed in Afghanistan takes the toll on the British military since 2001 to 404.

Five from the 3rd Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment and one from the 1st Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment were on patrol on Tuesday when their vehicle was hit by an explosion.

Caroline Wyatt reports.

  • 07 Mar 2012
  • From the section UK
Go to next video: 'IED likely cause of explosion'