Tributes have been paid to a soldier from Bristol who was killed in Afghanistan.
Lieutenant Andrew Chesterman was shot while on patrol with 3rd Battalion the rifles in Helmand Province on Thursday.
26-year-old Lt Chesterman, who lived in Bristol, was described as "popular, utterly professional, dependable and naturally gifted."
He leaves behind his father Paul and sisters Anna and Olivia.
Lt Chesterman had been in Afghanistan since April. He had been helping to form a police advisory team to assist the Afghan National Police.
On the day he was killed he had been in the lead vehicle on patrol through the Nad-e Ali district of Helmand province when it was hit by an improvised explosive device.
As he and his colleagues dealt with the situation, they were ambushed by insurgents and Lt Chesterman was shot.
Despite the best efforts of his fellow riflemen at the scene and the medical emergency team, he could not be saved.