Sentamu: 'Thoughts and Prayers'

My thoughts and prayers are with the families of these servicemen at this difficult time. We owe a debt of gratitude to our brave soldiers who are the best in the world.

– Archbishop of York, John Sentamu

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Six Dead in Afghan Blast

Six soldiers - five from the 3rd Battalion Yorkshire Regiment and one from the 1st Duke of Lancaster - were killed when their Warrior Armoured car was blown up yesterday in Helmand province, says the MoD.