Former soldier killed in Kabul

The family of a former Cheshire Regiment soldier who's been killed in Afghanistan say he'll be buried in Northern Ireland. Simon Chase was working in Kabul as private security guard when he died in a suicide bomb attack.

Murdered Cheshire man to be buried in Northern Ireland

Simon Chase who has been killed in Kabul Credit: Family

The family of a former member of the Cheshire Regiment who's been killed in Afghanistan say he will be buried in Northern Ireland though a date hasn't yet been set for his body's return.

Simon Chase - who's originally from Chester - was working in Kabul as private security when he died in a suicide bomb attack.

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British victim of Kabul attack was living with fiancee

The victim of a suicide attack in Kabul had been living with his fiancee in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland.

Mr Chase's fiancee Norma McDowell was being comforted by family and friends after learning of the news.

It is understood the couple lived together with two children in the Drumachose Park area of the town.

The ex-Cheshire Regiment soldier had worked as a nightclub doorman in Limavady before travelling to Kabul to work in the security industry.

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