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British soldier killed by Afghan
army gunman in Helmand

BBC [UK], by Staff

Original Article

Posted By:Attercliffe, 1/8/2013 6:26:11 AM

A British soldier has been shot dead by a rogue member of the Afghan National Army, Afghan defence officials say. The UK soldier, of 28 Engineer Regiment, attached to 21 Engineer Regiment, died at Patrol Base Hazrat, in Helmand´s Nahr-e Saraj district. The gunman fired at Afghan troops and then British soldiers before being killed. Afghan officials dispute Taliban claims he was acting for them. The male soldier´s next of kin have been informed of Monday´s attack. The attack comes as President Hamid Karzai is due in the US for a visit seen as key to the future of the

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Just another bump in the road. Looks more like the dark side of the moon than a road.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: veritas, 1/8/2013 12:43:00 PM     (No. 9105166)

There seems to be no shortage of "rogue soldiers" in the Afghan army [whatever that might mean].



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