Yesterday another British soldier was shot and killed in Afghanistan
He was a member of the Queen's Gurkha Engineers and was killed in Nad-e Ali, Helmand province. The psokesman for Helmand task force said the soldier had been serving with 21 Engineer Regiment when he was killed.
"Part of a Sapper team rebuilding the security infrastructure in support of the 2nd Battalion, The Duke of Lancaster's Battle Group, he was engaged and killed by small arms fire.
Another family suffers the grief of losing a young man to this unwinnable war and his death takes the number of fatalities to 331 since 2001.