One British soldier killed, one wounded in Afghanistan

February 21, 2008 01:10

An explosion has killed one British soldier and wounded another while they were on patrol in southern Afghanistan. Britain's Ministry of Defense said the blast occurred Wednesday as the patrol was trying to disrupt Taliban activity in Helmand province. The cause of the blast was not immediately known. The wounded soldier was taken to the British base at Camp Bastion for treatment of minor injuries.

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