The bodies of two Yorkshire soldiers killed last weekend in Afghanistan are being brought home today. Sgt Gareth Thursby, a father of two from Skipton, and eighteen year old Private Thomas Wroe from Meltham will be flown back to RAF Brize Norton.
A remembrance service for two Yorkshire soldiers shot dead by a rogue policeman in Afghanistan has been held.
Sergeant Gareth Thursby and Private Thomas Wroe, of 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment, will be flown into RAF Brize Norton
Coalition forces are to scale back operations with Afghan soldiers and policemen after a string of so-called "green on blue" attacks.