Five troops killed in helicopter crash believed to be Brits

The five service members killed when a helicopter crashed in southern Afghanistan are believed to be British, sources have said.

The Ministry of Defence has not confirmed the nationalities of those who died, saying it would be "inappropriate to comment further until families have been notified."

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Tributes paid to servicemen killed in helicopter crash

Family and colleagues have paid tribute to the five servicemen killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan. The Ministry of Defence has now released the names of the men, the youngest of whom was 26 years old.