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More killed in Afghanistan

More killed in Afghanistan

10:18am 22nd July 2010


Two  North Yorkshire based soldiers have been killed in Afghanistan.

The pair were trying to help a wounded colleague when they were shot last night in Helmand Province.

They've been described as "courageous and selfless".

One was from the Royal Dragoon Guards, the other from 1st Batallion Scots Guards.

Their families have been told.

Elsewhere the body of another North Yorkshire based soldier's flown home today.

35 year old Sergeant David Monkhouse also from the Royal Dragoons - died last week.

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