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Rise in insider attacks on foreign troops in Afghanistan

The Ministry of Defence says a British soldier has been killed in Afghanistan. He was shot by a man wearing an Afghan National Army uniform.

The soldier, from 28 Engineer Regiment, attached to 21 Engineer Regiment, died on Monday at Patrol Base Hazrat, in the Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand.

There has been a rise in insider attacks in Afghanistan, with British troops now at risk in their own camps.

Quentin Sommerville reports from Kabul.

  • 08 Jan 2013
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