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British soldier killed in southern Afghanistan
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The United Kingdom Ministry of Defence announced in a statement issued on Friday that the soldier, who was from 1st Battalion, The Royal Welsh, was killed by small arms fire which wounded him fatally, while on a foot patrol in the Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand province on Friday.

The Taliban have announced that their annual “spring offensive” across Afghanistan has begun and are threatening to target US-led NATO troops and their allies. Code-named Al-Farouq, the primary targets of the offensive will be “foreign invaders, their advisors, their contractors, all those who help them militarily and in intel.

Source and many other, including Daily Telegr

Added: Jun-2-2012 Occurred On: Jun-2-2012
By: kingfordlm
Tags: afghanistan, NATO
Location: Afghanistan (load item map)
Marked as: repost
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