New death takes UK Afghan toll to 201…Posted: August 16, 2009
LONDON – Britain’s military says a soldier has been killed in an explosion in Afghanistan, bringing the country’s military death toll there to 201.
The Ministry of Defense said Sunday the soldier from 2nd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers was injured in an explosion during a foot patrol near Sangin in Helmand province on Saturday. He later died.
Officials say his family has been informed.
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