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British soldier shot dead 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.

His family has been informed.

Quentin Sommerville reports.

  • 08 Jan 2013
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