The body of a British Army Captain who was shot dead by a rogue member of the Afghan army as he played in a football match on Remembrance Day has been repatriated to the UK.
Captain Walter Barrie was playing in a match on Sunday between British soldiers and members of the Afghan National Army (ANA) at his base when he was shot at close range in the Nad-e Ali district of Helmand province.
Colonel Richard Kemp has told Daybreak that there has been an increase in attacks to British troops in Afghanistan.
He said: "The Taliban know we are getting out in 2014 and their efforts are focused on showing the world and their supporters that they are driving us out."
The Ministry of Defence has named a soldier killed by a member of the Afghan army in Helmand Province on September 11th.
Captain Walter Reid Barrie from The Royal Scots Borders, 1st Battalion The Royal Regiment, was taking part in a football match between British soldiers and members of the Afghan National Army when he was shot at close range.
Captain Barrie was a Football Association trained coach and a passionate supporter of Rangers Football Club.
His wife Sonia said that her husband was "a great man, a doting and amazing father and a fantastic husband. He was much loved and will be missed by many."
He also leaves behind a 15-year-old son Callum.
The Ministry of Defence has announced the death of a soldier from The Royal Scots Borderers, 1st Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland as a result of an 'insider attack' while in Patrol Base Shawqat, in the Nad-e Ali district of Helmand Province.
The soldier’s family have been informed and they have asked for a 24 hour period of grace before further details are released.