UK soldier dies in rocket attack

BBC NEWS 24 Last Updated: Saturday, 28 July 2007, 09:19 GMT 10:19 UK

UK soldier dies in rocket attack

A British soldier from 14 Signals Regiment has been killed in southern Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence has said.
The soldier - a communications specialist - died in a rocket attack while providing support to operations in Helmand province on Friday.

The soldier's next of kin have been informed and have requested a period of grace before his name is released.

The death brings the number of UK military fatalities since 2001 to 67.

RIP soldier. You will not be forgotten.

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