The MoD has confirmed the deaths of Sergeant Luke Taylor, 33, of the Royal Marines and LCpl Michael Foley, 23, from Nelson in Lancs. Sgt Taylor, from Bournemouth, leaves behind his wife Nicola and young son, Roan. Defence Secretary Philip Hammond said they were brave and committed soldiers.
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