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RAF Brize Norton airman killed

An based at RAF Brize Norton was one of two servicemen killed in Afghanistan.

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RAF Brize Norton airman killed

Corporal Brent John McCarthy and Lance Corporal Lee Thomas Davies Credit: MOD

An airman based at RAF Brize Norton was one of two servicemen killed in Afghanistan. Corporal Brent John McCarthy and Lance Corporal Lee Thomas Davies, from the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards, were shot by someone dressed as a member of the Afghan Police Force in Helmand province on Saturday.

They were serving as part of an advisory team and were providing security for a meeting with local officials when the attack happened. Cpl McCarthy was assigned to RAF Brize Norton in July 2009, where he volunteered to deploy with 174 Provost Company, 3rd Regiment Royal Military Police.

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