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British soldier dies in Afghanistan blast

A British soldier has been killed in an explosion while on foot patrol in southern Afghanistan.

The soldier from 1 Rifles, serving in 3 Rifles Battle Group, was killed on Sunday afternoon in the Sangin area of Helmand province.

The BBC's Caroline Wyatt has been speaking to one British soldier who's spent the past five months fighting in Sangin.


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