Three more UK soldiers fall in Afghanistan…Posted: August 17, 2009
Three more British soldiers have been killed in troubled southern Afghanistan, bringing the death toll for UK troops in the Afghan war since the year 2001 to 204.
The three were attacked by insurgents while on patrol near Sangin in the Helmand province on Sunday morning.
Their deaths follow that of another soldier who died from wounds sustained in a blast on Thursday.
The British Prime Minister Gordon Brown described the deaths as ‘deeply tragic news’.
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