- West Country (E)
Two soldiers from Warminster-based 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment have been killed in Afghanistan.
The soldiers, who haven't been named, were shot by a man wearing an Afghan local Police uniform. It happened yesterday (Saturday) at a checkpoint south of Nahr-e Saraj district in Helmand Province.
Their families have been informed.
The Yorkshire Regiment has suffered a deep loss today and everyone serving within Task Force Helmand will want to send our condolences to the soldiers’ families and loved ones at this time.
More top news
New plans to severely restrict parking on Bristol's historic Downs have been revealed.
Health experts say 20,000 children in Bristol are living in poverty. Now health experts have started a project to tackle healthy eating.
Wiltshire Police has opened its new £2 million control room. Managers say it'll help staff deal with emergencies quicker.