Prayers for fallen British soldiers

Six British soldiers killed in Afghanistan are being remembered at church services in Yorkshire, Lancashire and Warminster.

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Prayers for the six fallen soldiers

Prayers have been said and candles lit for the six soldiers killed in Afghanistan at a sombre service attended by hundreds of people paying their respects.

Halifax Minster in Yorkshire filled with people of all ages, many among them old soldiers proudly wearing their campaign medals, to remember the men who died when a Taliban roadside bomb destroyed their Warrior armoured vehicle in Helmand Province on Tuesday.


Fans fall silent for fallen soldiers

Thousands of football fans have paid a silent tribute to the six British soldiers killed in a bomb attack in Afghanistan.

A hush fell over the Galpharm Stadium, home of Huddersfield Town FC, the area of Yorkshire three of the men called home.

The stadium - full of home and visiting fans from Rochdale FC, went silent before kick-off as a mark of respect.

It is understood some of the men's families attended the game.

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