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The inquest has taken place into the death of Captain Lisa Head killed in Afghanistan
A coroner has recorded a verdict that Captain Lisa Head was unlawfully killed on active service in Afghanistan.
An inquest will be held into the death of the first British female explosives expert to be killed in Afghanistan. Captain Lisa Head, of 11 Explosive Ordnance Disposal Regiment, the Royal Logistic Corps, was injured while defusing an improvised explosive device in Helmand province in April 2011.
The 29-year-old, from Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, was flown home and treated at hospital in Birmingham where she later died.Capt Head had deployed to Afghanistan in March last year. She had cleared one IED in an alleyway in Nahr-e-Saraj when a second device exploded.
The inquest will be held at Bradford Coroner's Court this morning.
An inquest is due to take place in Bradford into the death of Captain Lisa Head, the first woman explosives expert to be killed in Afghanistan.
She died last year in Helmand Province whilst defusing an Improvised Explosive Device.
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Colleagues of Captain Lisa Head risked their lives to help her after she was injured in an explosion in Afghanistan.