British soldier killed in southern Afghanistan

By
September 13, 2008 01:40

A British soldier was shot dead while on patrol in southern Afghanistan on Friday. The Defense Ministry said a soldier from the 2nd Battalion the Parachute Regiment was killed during a gun battle in Helmand province. The military said that the soldier ran into enemy forces while on patrol Friday. He was shot in the head and killed instantly. Since the start of operations in October 2001, 119 British service members have died in Afghanistan.


Related Content

February 21, 2018
US court forbids seizure of Persian artifacts by Jerusalem bomb victims

By REUTERS

Israel Weather
  • 11 - 21
    Beer Sheva
    12 - 20
    Tel Aviv - Yafo
  • 9 - 17
    Jerusalem
    12 - 17
    Haifa
  • 14 - 25
    Elat
    11 - 22
    Tiberias