Pictures of the six UK soldiers killed by a bomb in southern Afghanistan
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Afghanistan soldiers: Families pay tribute to 'heroes'

The families of some of the six UK soldiers killed by a bomb in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday have paid tribute to their fallen "hero" sons.

Mark Taylor, 44, the father of Cpl Jake Hartley, 20, said the death of his son was a "massive, massive loss".

Margaret Charlesworth, 47, the mother of Pte Anthony Frampton, 20, said he was a legend and she was heartbroken.

Also killed were Pte Daniel Wade, 20; Pte Christopher Kershaw, 19; Pte Daniel Wilford, 21; and Sgt Nigel Coupe, 33.

Danny Savage reports.

  • 08 Mar 2012
  • From the section UK
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