A British soldier has been killed in Afghanistan's Helmand Province, the Ministry of Defence has confirmed. The soldier was serving as part of Combined Force Nahr-e-Saraj (North), on a patrol to disrupt insurgents when he was killed as a result of small arms fire.Task Force Helmand spokesman Major Ian Lawrence said: "Sadly, I must report that a soldier from 1st Battalion Grenadier Guards has died of a gunshot wound sustained while on patrol in the Nahr-e-Saraj district of Helmand Province.
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A senior Taliban commander has been killed in a strike by British attack helicopters, the Army said. A spokesman said the death came as forces sought to disrupt insurgent activity in the Kopak region of Nahr-e Saraj, Helmand Provinc... Read Post