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British soldier killed preparing engineer plant equipment

A soldier from 32 Engineer Regiment who died as a result of non-battle related injuries in Camp Bastion, Afghanistan has been named as Sapper Adam Moralee, who was 23. He was fatally injured "preparing engineer plant equipment", the MoD said.

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Death of British soldier in Afghanistan 'a tragic loss'

Commenting on the death of a British soldier in Afghanistan, the Commanding Officer of 32 Engineer Regiment Group, Lieutenant Colonel Steve Davies, said:

"The tragic death of this committed and professional sapper has hit the Task Force Helmand Engineer Group hard; the Corps has lost a rising star, and his Squadron has lost a respected comrade and friend.

"At this most difficult time, our thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones.”

The serviceman's next of kin have been informed.

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