News Liam Culverhouse has been jailed for six years for causing the death of his 20 month old daughter

A soldier left traumatised after being severely wounded during a surprise attack in Afghanistan and witnessing the deaths of five of his colleagues was jailed for six years yesterday for killing his 20-month old daughter.

Soldiers killed in Afghanistan named

Two British servicemen who were shot dead by members of the Afghan police force in Helmand on Saturday were named by the Ministry of Defence today.

A spokesman from the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) today claimed the attack was carried out by two individuals wearing Afghan national police force uniforms.

British servicemen killed by Afghan police in suspected 'green on blue' attack

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'You were the best dad': Family pays tribute to soldier killed in Afghanistan

The children of a soldier killed by enemy mortar fire in Afghanistan have paid a touching tribute to their father saying: "We wish yesterday had never happened."

Two killed in Helmand mortar fire

Two British soldiers have been killed by enemy mortar fire in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence said.

British soldier killed in Afghanistan

A British soldier has been shot dead in Afghanistan while on a patrol to disrupt insurgent activity, the Ministry of Defence said.

Soldier killed in Helmand

A Grenadier Guard has been shot dead while on patrol in Helmand Province.

British soldier shot dead in Afghanistan

A British soldier has been shot dead in Afghanistan while on a patrol to disrupt insurgent activity, the Ministry of Defence said today.

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Soldier dies after Afghan explosion

A British soldier has died of his wounds after an explosion in southern Afghanistan last week, the Ministry of Defence said today.

Soldier killed in Afghanistan buried

More than 200 people yesterday attended the funeral of an army officer killed by an improvised explosive device while leading a patrol in Afghanistan.

Bombs kill Nato soldier and local government official in Afghanistan

Roadside bombings today killed a local Afghan government official and a Nato service member, authorities said. 

The killings raise questions about whether it is safe for Nato forces to trust the Afghan army, which recruited 12 former Taliban fighters

Rogue Afghan soldier kills British troops inside base

Two dead after assassin tricks his way into heavily armed compound and then opens fire

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44 bombs found in Taliban raids

An operation to clear a Taliban heartland has uncovered a haul of weapons including 44 bombs.

Warminster pays respect to soldiers killed in Afghanistan

The town of Warminster came to a halt today to pay their respects to six British soldiers killed in an explosion in Afghanistan last week and to see off their comrades who are about to deploy to the warzone.

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