UK soldier dies in Afghanistan blast

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
January 2, 2011 13:21

LONDON  — Britain's Ministry of Defense said a soldier has been killed by an explosion in Afghanistan.

The ministry said Sunday that the soldier was fatally injured on Saturday when a bomb exploded near the Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand Province.The soldier's name wasn't immediately released. He was a member of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, 5th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland.

He was the 349th British military or civilian defense worker to die in Afghanistan since 2001.


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