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UK soldiers repatriated

The bodies of three British servicemen killed in Afghanistan, including two shot dead by a rogue Afghan soldier, have been repatriated.

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Soldiers were killed at entrance to Helmand base

The shooting of Sergeant Luke Taylor, of the Royal Marines, and Lance Corporal Michael Foley, of the Adjutant General's Corps, was the latest in a string of "green on blue" attacks in which members of the Afghan security forces have opened fire on international allies.

An Afghan soldier killed the British men at the main entrance to the base in Helmand's capital before being shot dead himself.

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