Killed solider named by MoD

The Ministry of Defence has named the soldier who was killed in Afghanistan on Monday as Sapper Richard Reginald Walker from 28 Engineer Regiment.

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Nato spokesman on death of British soldier in Afghanistan

Nato command spokesman Brigadier General Gunter Katz has spoken about the 'insider attack' in Helmand province at a news conference in Kabul:

"Yesterday, a suspected member of the Afghan National Army shot and killed a British soldier."

"He turned his weapon against members of the Afghan National Army and ISAF, and was shot during the incident that took place at the patrol base Hazrat in the province".

Brigadier General Gunter Katz addresses a news conference in Kabul Credit: Reuters

He also confirmed that the incident is under investigation.

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