A soldier from the Parachute Regiment has died in southern Afghanistan the Ministry of Defence said today. He was killed on Tuesday by a suspected improvised device.
The number of British military personnel killed on operations in Afghanistan since 2001 is now 243.
This death comes after a soldier from 3rd Battalion The Rifles also died on Tuesday, following a fire fight near Sangium, central Helmand Province.
Two hundred and forty three lives lost to 'defend our streets.' If Tom Harris had asked the veterans what they thought about this war he would have been told the truth. But he didn't ask the question did he?
In the past couple of days so many people have told me about Monday's excellent ITV programme called "A Night of Heroes: Military Awards". Unfortunately I didn't see it but it is to be repeated on ITV4 tonight at 9pm.