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Dead Wiltshire Soldiers Named

Two soldiers from Warminster-based 3rd Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment, killed in Afghanistan have been named

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Warminster Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan

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.

– Major Laurence Roche, Spokesman, Task Force Helmand

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