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British soldier dead in fresh 'green on blue' attack in Afghanistan

Publié par Clifford Armion le 11/12/2012

Andrew Hough, and Ben Farmer

The soldier, from The Royal Scots Borderers, 1st Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland, was killed in a "green on blue" attack while in Patrol Base Shawqat, in the Nad-e Ali district of Helmand province.
The gunman was wearing an Afghan army uniform. The soldier's next of kin has been informed, the Ministry of Defence said.
The death brings the number of British servicemen killed by Afghan soldiers or police to 12 this year, compared to just one in 2011, three in 2010, and five in 2009.
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"British soldier dead in fresh 'green on blue' attack in Afghanistan", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), décembre 2012. Consulté le 20/10/2021. URL: http://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/british-soldier-dead-in-fresh-green-on-blue-attack-in-afghanistan