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.


Prayers for fallen British soldiers

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