Saturday, 18 June 2011
Another two British soldiers have been killed in Afghanistan the MoD has announced.
One serviceman, from the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME), serving with the Royal Scots Dragoon Guards, was killed by a bomb on an operation in a mission in the Gereshk Valley area of Helmand Province. He was trying to rescue a vehicle which had been hit by another blast.
The second serviceman, from the Parachute Regiment, was hit by small arms fire. No further details were issued.
Both men were killed on Thursday.
These two incidents bring the total number of dead is this completely politically motivated war to 373.