Soldiers killed in Afghanistan named

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The Independent Online

Two British soldiers killed in Afghanistan have been named as Corporal Lee Brownson, 30, and Rifleman Luke Farmer, 19.

The pair, from 3rd Battalion The Rifles, died in an explosion on Friday while on foot patrol near Sangin in Helmand. Cpl Brownson, who leaves behind a pregnant wife and two children, was described as a "hero".