NATO soldier killed in Aghanistan

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  1. spike7451

    spike7451 RIP

    No further news yet.
    My first thoughts
    Dear God.Not again!
    But whatever the nationality,
    RIP Mate.Stand down

    Saturday January 13, 12:15 PM

    KABUL (Reuters) - Insurgents attacked NATO troops in southern Afghanistan on Saturday killing one of them, the alliance said, the first foreign soldier killed in Afghanistan this year.

    NATO did not give the nationality of the soldier killed in the attack during a NATO operation.

    Last year was the bloodiest in Afghanistan since U.S.-led forces overthrew the Taliban in 2001.

    More than 4,000 people were killed, most of them Taliban militants, but including nearly 170 foreign soldiers killed in attacks or accidents during operations.
  2. From the MoD website:

    What a wonderful testimony to a life lived well.

    Rest In Peace, brave soul.

    My sincere condolences to those who grieve.
  3. At the risk of repeating dozy bint what a great testimony.

    RIP Royal. You have done your duty and we thank you. Thoughts and prayers go to his family, friends and colleagues.

  4. spike7451

    spike7451 RIP

    Same here bt80 & Dozy.
    He sounds like he would have made a outstanding Marine with a great career ahead of him.
    Such a pity that he was taken with so much to offer.
    RIP Laddy.
  5. RIP Mate,

    Stand down.

    You make me proud to be British

  6. RIP big lad. God bless you and the RM. We all stand together. I pray for your family. Forget inter servive rivalry we salute you as a brother soldier. May your spirit live on at your at Lympstone and inspire new recruits. God bless and goodnight.
  7. RIP Mate.

    Ne Obliviscaris
  8. RIP Mate
  9. RIP fella
    Thoughts to the family
  10. RIP Royal, Stand down and have a wet.
  11. RIP. Another fine young man lost.
  12. RIP very brave marine My sincere condolences to Family and Friends
  13. Rest in peace brave soul, your sacrifice will not be forgotten by those with a modicum of integrity. My thoughts are with your loved ones.