Two more British soldiers have died in Afghanistan, bringing the total number of British troops killed in the conflict to 388. The two men were killed on Thursday when a roadside bomb hit their armoured vehicle in southern Afghanistan. The news comes after the death of LCpl Peter Eustace, 25, who was killed by an improvised explosive device on Wednesday.
The two soldiers, from the 1st The Queen’s Dragoons Guards, had been providing security in the Yakchal region of Nahr-e-Saraj when they were caught in the blast.
Task Force Helmand spokesman Lt Col Gordon Mackenzie said: ‘Our deepest condolences go out to the families and loved ones of both these brave soldiers at this very difficult time.’
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