North West soldier killed in Afghanistan

A young soldier from Lancashire has been killed in a bomb attack in Afghanistan.

Fusilier Samuel Flint, who was 21 and from Blackpool, served with the 2nd Battalion the Royal Regiment of Scotland.

He and two colleagues died when their patrol vehicle was struck by an improvised explosive device.

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North West Soldier killed

A young soldier from the north west is one of three killed in an explosion. The soliders died when their vehicle was struck by an IED.