Army chief makes appeal as 100th British soldier is killed

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  1. Army chief makes appeal as 100th British soldier is killed in Afghanistan this year
    The head of the British Army, General Sir David Richards, has made a direct appeal to the public to give renewed backing to the campaign against the Taliban after the British death toll in Afghanistan reached 100 this year.

    By James Kirkup and Thomas Harding in Helmand
    Published: 9:45PM GMT 07 Dec 2009

    General Sir David Richards, the Chief of General Staff Photo: AFP
    Sir David, the Chief of General Staff, asked people to remain resolute even as he warned that more British personnel will be killed in the months ahead.
    He spoke after the Ministry of Defence announced that a British soldier was killed in Helmand province yesterday.
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