Parents of soldiers killed in Afghanistan lash out

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  1. Parents of soldiers killed in Afghanistan lash out at Government
    The parents of soldiers killed in Afghanistan have accused the Government of starving British forces of urgently needed equipment.

    By Patrick Hennessy, Sean Rayment and Miles Amoore in Sangin
    Published: 10:23PM BST 11 Jul 2009

    Private John Brackpool (left) and Rifleman Daniel Hume were both killed in Afghanistan on Thursday. Photo: MoD
    They joined politicians and former Armed Forces chiefs in demanding that ministers provide more money to pay for helicopters and armoured vehicles for troops fighting in Helmand.
    They spoke as the Ministry of Defence (MoD) named some of the eight soldiers killed during a 24-hour period last week – the most devastating day for British ground troops in Afghanistan.
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