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Peterborough soldier killed in Afghanistan named

Lieutenant Edward Drummond-Baxter Credit: MOD

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.