Sunday, November 11, 2012

British Soldier Killed In 'Insider Attack'

Kabul, 11th November: A British soldier has been killed in Helmand province in an apparent "insider attack", by a man wearing an Afghan Army uniform.

Major Laurence Roche, the spokesman for Task Force Helmand, said: "I am very sorry to report the death of a soldier from The Royal Scots Borderers, 1st Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland who was shot by an individual wearing an Afghan National Army uniform at his base in the Nad-e Ali district of Helmand Province."

Update: the soldier has been named as Captain Walter Reid Barrie from The Royal Scots Borderers.

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