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Sat Aug 11, 2012, 12:11 PM

British soldier killed in Afghanistan

Source: Press Association

British soldier killed in Afghanistan

Press Association
guardian.co.uk, Friday 10 August 2012 14.44 BST

A soldier from 3rd Battalion, The Rifles has been killed while on patrol in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence has said.

The serviceman was on patrol in the Nad-e-Ali district, in Helmand province, when he was killed by "enemy action".

Taskforce Helmand spokesman Major Ian Lawrence said on Friday: "It is with great sadness I must inform you that a soldier from 3rd Battalion The Rifles has died as a result of injuries sustained whilst on patrol in the Nad-e Ali district of Helmand province.

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