Soldier killed in enemy fire

The soldier was killed in Kakaran, north east of Lashkar Gah.
The soldier was killed in Kakaran, north east of Lashkar Gah. Credit: ITV News

The soldier was killed as a result of enemy fire while on a patrol in the area of Kakaran, north east of Lashkar Gah.

Despite receiving immediate medical attention, he died from his injuries at the scene, the MoD said.

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Fallen soldier to be repatriated

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