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Vigil for those killed in Afghanistan

Vigil for those killed in Afghanistan

2:56pm 22nd June 2010

Another British Marine has been killed in Afghanistan. The member of 40 Commando died in an explosion in Sangin in Helmand province.

He's the 301st person serving with the British military to die there since operations began in 2001.

A vigils was already planned to take place in York later to remember those who have been killed there. It is being held at the Cholera Burial Ground, opposite the York train station, from 4:30 to 6:00pm.

Its especially important to people in the city following the death of Trooper Ashley David Smith from Acomb on Friday.

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