Three more British troops killed in Afghanistan
Three British soldiers lost their lives in Afghanistan today, the Ministry of Defence said.
Following the death of one soldier in a landmine explosion in Helmand earlier today, the MoD said tonight that two further soldiers had died. Of those, one was a soldier who had been seriously injured in an incident last Friday, a spokesman said.
Four other British soldiers were also reported to have been "very seriously wounded" in today's explosion.
Another soldier received less serious injuries in the incident in the north of the southern Helmand province today at 12.20pm local time (0850 BST), the MoD said. Read more