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Afghanistan deaths: Six dead UK soldiers named by MoD

Six British soldiers killed in southern Afghanistan by a Taliban bomb have been named by the Ministry of Defence.

Cpl Jake Hartley, 20, Pte Anthony Frampton, 20, and Pte Christopher Kershaw, 19, died in the blast.

Pte Daniel Wade, 20, Pte Daniel Wilford, 21, and Sgt Nigel Coupe, 33, were also killed when their Warrior armoured vehicle was hit on Tuesday.

The deaths take the total of British military personnel who have died in Afghanistan since 2001 to 404.

The BBC's Ed Thomas reports.

  • 08 Mar 2012
  • From the section UK
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