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UK soldier killed in Afghanistan.

UK soldier killed in Afghanistan.

The British government says a soldier has been killed in Afghanistan.
The Ministry of Defense say the soldier from the 1st Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment was killed Friday by an explosion while on foot patrol in the Nahr-e Saraj district of the Helmand Province.
Officials have not yet released the identity of the soldier but said Saturday that his family has been told.
The death brings to 394 the number of British troops who have died since the start of operations in Afghanistan in 2001.


Updated : 2021-01-16 01:30 GMT+08:00