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dinsdag, juni 05, 2012

Soldier shot in Afghanistan named

Breaking news

A British soldier killed in Afghanistan during a mission to rescue a kidnapped policeman has been named by the Ministry of Defence.

Pte Gregg Thomas Stone from 3rd Battalion, the Yorkshire Regiment, was shot on Sunday in Helmand province.

The 20-year-old from Hull was hit as he and colleagues rescued policeman Abdul Walid was from insurgents.

His death takes the number of British service personnel killed in Afghanistan since operations began in 2001 to 416.

Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-18328945#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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