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.
R.I.P. Thoughts to friends and family.

RIP soldier. You will not be forgotten.

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