Sgt Luke Taylor (left) and L/Cpl Michael Foley
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Soldiers killed by Afghan sergeant at gate

Two soldiers were gunned down by a rogue Afghan soldier with a "personal grievance" after a row at the gates of their base, an inquest has heard.

Sgt Luke Taylor, 33, from Bournemouth, and Burnley-born L/Cpl Michael Foley, 25, were shot dead at British forces' HQ in Helmand last March.

Afghan troops had been turned away prompting an angry reaction.

L/Cpl Foley was shot in the head and neck as he opened the gate and Sgt Taylor died in the ensuing fire fight.

Duncan Kennedy reports.

  • 21 Feb 2013
  • From the section England