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.
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Some morning brightness on Boxing Day but cloud increasing, with rain, sleet and snow, spreading in late afternoon. Turning windy.
Starting cold and dry Boxing Day. Wet and windy later.
The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for the risk of rain turning to snow later on Boxing Day in parts of the Anglia region