British soldiers shot in Afghanistan named

The Ministry of Defence has named the two British soldiers killed in Afghanistan yesterday as Sergeant Gareth Thursby, 29, and Private Thomas Wroe, 18, both of 3rd Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment (Duke of Wellington’s).

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Killed British soldiers named

Two British soldiers shot dead in Afghanistan on Saturday by a man dressed as a local policeman have been named as Sergeant Gareth Thursby and Private Thomas Wroe of 3rd Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment.