Deborah Haynes is the Times' defence editor, currently in Lashkar Gah, Afghanistan, where two British soldiers were killed.
Flags flying at half-mast at UK's Lashkar Gah #Afghanistan base after death of soldier and marine, everyone is back to work as usual though
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