British security consultant dies in Afghanistan

The Foreign Office has confirmed that a British security consultant died in Afghanistan today.

Mark Duffus, of Forres in northeastern Scotland, was working for international security management group Blue Hackle.

British national Mark Duffus was working as a security consultant when he died in Afghanistan.
British national Mark Duffus was working as a security consultant when he died in Afghanistan. Credit: LinkedIn/Mark Duffus

The circumstances of Mr Duffus' death are unknown.

A Foreign Office spokesman said: "We can confirm the death of a British national, Mark Duffus, in Afghanistan on the 2nd of July.

"We are providing consular assistance to his family at this difficult time".

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The Foreign Office has confirmed that a British security consultant died in Afghanistan today. Mark Duffus, of Forres in northeastern Scotland, was working for international security management group Blue Hackle.