Two British soldiers killed in southern Afghanistan

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March 16, 2009 06:28

 
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Britain's Ministry of Defense says two British soldiers have died in an explosion in southern Afghanistan. The ministry said the pair from the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers were traveling in an armored vehicle which was hit by a blast Sunday in the Garmsir district of Helmand province. The soldiers' names have not been released but the ministry said next of kin had been informed.

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