British soldier killed in Afghan blast

June 3rd, 2009 - 4:37 pm ICT by IANS  

London, June 3 (DPA) A British soldier has been killed in an explosion while on a patrol in Afghanistan, the ministry of defence said here Wednesday.
The death in a blast near the town of Gereshk in Helmand province in southern Afghanistan brings to 166 the total number of British military fatalities in the conflict so far.

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