Saturday, May 28, 2011

Two British Commandos killed in Helmand

Two British Commandos from 42 Commando Royal Marines were killed in Afghanistan on Friday 27th May 2011.

The Marines were killed by an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) while on a joint Afghan National Security Force (ANSF) and International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) operation to clear parts of the Loy Mandeh area of the Nad-e Ali (North) District of Helmand Province.

UPDATE: The two marines have been named: Lt. Oliver Augustin and Marine Samuel Alexander MC

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