28-12-06 Another UK soldier killed in Iraq

Goatman

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#5
From MoD web this morning:

British soldier killed in Iraq
29 Dec 06
It is with deep regret that the Ministry of Defence must confirm that a UK serviceman was killed yesterday, Thursday 28 December 2006, in Basrah, southern Iraq.

The soldier, from 2nd Battalion, The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment, was taking part in a routine patrol in Basra City when the Warrior Armoured Fighting Vehicle he was travelling in was targeted by a roadside bomb. He was very seriously injured and airlifted to the Field Hospital at Shaibah Logistics Base, but unfortunately died later as a result of his injuries. There were no other casualties.

Next of Kin, who have now been informed, have requested a period of grace before further details are released.

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Rest in Peace young man, God be good to those he leaves behind.


Le Chevre
 
#15
RIP young Man,
Stand down.

My sincere condolences to the family & friends as well as a speedy recovery for the wounded.
Spike
 

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