Three paras killed in Afghanistan

THREE British soldiers from the Parachute Regiment were killed in southern Afghanistan yesterday, the Ministry of Defence said today.

THREE British soldiers were killed and a fourth was critically injured when their patrol came under attack in southern Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence said today.

The servicemen, from the Parachute Regiment, died after their Jackal armoured vehicle was hit by an explosion north of Lashkar Gah in Helmand Province early yesterday afternoon.

Their families have been informed.

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