UK soldier dies in Helmand blast

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  1. UK soldier dies in Helmand blast

    A British soldier has been killed in an explosion in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence has said.
    A spokesman said the soldier's next of kin had been informed.
    News of the death came shortly after British troops in Helmand held a service at Camp Bastion to mark Remembrance Sunday.
    The death brings the total number of British soldiers killed in Afghanistan since 2001 to 231.
  2. Oh Christ, No, not on today of all days, RIP matey.
  3. Agreed :cry:

    R.I.P fella

    They shall grow not old as we that are left grow old, Age shall not weary them or the years condem. At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them.
  4. RIP. Very sad news.

    On this day of remembrance RIP to all the fallen.
  5. RIP Our thoughs and sympathies to his family and friends

    "They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old.
    Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
    At the going down of the sun, and in the morning.
    We will remember them."

    "We will remember them"
  6. RIP Very sad news on what has been a very bad week.
  7. Sleep well soldier

    I'll say a wee prayer for you (and everyone else) at 11
  8. RIP Lad
  9. R.I.P. - Condolences to family and friends
  10. It is indeed awful news.I can only continue to hope that our country is faithful to the debt owed to these young people who have sacrificed their health, and as here their lives in our name.Rest in peace and thank you.May your loved ones find the respect and gratitude due them,bought at such a cost.
  11. Mongo

    Mongo LE Reviewer

    Rest In Peace.
  12. in_the_cheapseats

    in_the_cheapseats LE Moderator

    Lad's from 2 RIFLES serving with 4 RIFLES.

    Terrible. 4 RIFLES is being hammered.

  13. Rest in Peace matey.
  14. RIP and thanks. Terrible loss... :(