Poppyscotland 'deeply saddened' by soldiers' deaths

Poppyscotland, which raises funds to support ex-servicemen and women, has said its members are "deeply saddened" by the deaths of three British soldiers in Helmand Province.

A posting on its Facebook page read:

We're deeply saddened to hear that three members of the Royal Highland Fusiliers, the 2nd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland have been killed in Afghanistan. Our thoughts are with their families and colleagues.

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Afghan bomb soldiers tributes

The families and friends of three soldiers killed in Afghanistan have been paying tributes to the men. Corporal William Savage, Fusilier Samuel Flint and Private Robert Hetherington died in a bomb attack on Tuesday.