A soldier attached to a North Yorkshire-based regiment in has been killed in an apparent "green-on-blue" attack.
The soldier from 28 Engineer Regiment, was shot dead by a suspected member of the Afghan National Army yesterday in Helmand Province.
His family have been informed.
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