When a mother from Cambridgeshire, gave her young son some everyday painkillers for a virus, little did she realise it would leave him on a life-support machine.
11-year-old Calvin Lock suffered a severe allergic reaction to the drugs - causing his body to blister and his skin to fall off.
Lieutenant Edward Drummond-Baxter, who was 29 and serving with 1st Battalion The Royal Gurkha Rifles, was shot and killed by a man wearing an Afghan police uniform while at a meeting in Helmand Province yesterday. His family have described him as "loyal and sincere".
Lance Corporal Siddhanta Kunwar from the same battalion was also killed.