Tuesday, 2 February 2010
Two more British soldiers killed in Afghanistan
"Two British soldiers have been killed by roadside blasts while on foot patrol in Afghanistan.
The pair, from 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment, serving as part of the 1 Coldstream Guards Battle Group, died after two explosions near Malgir, Helmand province, yesterday morning, the Ministry of Defence said.
Their families have been informed.
The deaths brought the number of British military fatalities since the campaign started in 2001 to 253."