Two British Marines killed by explosion in Afghanistan

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  1. From Times OnlineMarch 31, 2008

    Two British Marines killed by explosion in Afghanistan
    British Marines in Afghanistan: two more fatalities have been reported

    Times Online and agencies
    Two Royal Marines have been killed in an explosion in southern Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence said today.

    The soldiers, serving with 40 Commando Royal Marines, were conducting a patrol near Kajaki, in Helmand Province, shortly before 5pm local time when their vehicle was caught in an explosion yesterday. Medical treatment was provided before both soldiers were taken to the field hospital at Camp Bastion but, despite the best efforts of the medical team, both soldiers died as a result of their wounds.

    A Ministry of Defence spokesman said: “It is with much sadness that the Ministry of Defence must confirm that two soldiers serving with 40 Commando Royal Marines have been killed in an explosion in southern Afghanistan.
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  2. Shoite!!!!
     
  3. RIP Royals.
     
  4. Rest in peace
     
  5. RIP Lads
     
  6. RIP Lads

    My thoughts and prayers go to Your family and friends at this awful time.
     
  7. RIP RMs, thoughts to your families and friends.
     
  8. Aweful RIP
     
  9. Rest In Peace brave souls.

    My sincere condolences to all who grieve the loss of their loved one.
     
  10. RIP boys bloody bad news.
     
  11. RIP guys
     
  12. RIP Royals