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Six Dead in Afghan Blast

Six soldiers - five from the 3rd Battalion Yorkshire Regiment and one from the 1st Duke of Lancaster - were killed when their Warrior Armoured car was blown up yesterday in Helmand province, says the MoD.

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Book of Condolences

Rotherham Minster have today opened a Book of Condolence in remembrance of the 6 soldiers who lost their lives in Afghanistan.

5 of the soldiers belonged to the Third Battalion Yorkshire Regiment. In 2009, The Yorkshire Regiment were presented the Freedom of the Borough of Rotherham for its service and to recognise the strong historic connections with the Borough and South Yorkshire.

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