British soldier shot dead by Afghan army soldier

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A British soldier has been shot dead on Remembrance Day by an individual wearing an Afghan army uniform, the Ministry of Defence said.

The incident was an "insider attack" at Patrol Base Shawqat in the Nad-e Ali area of Helmand province, the MoD said. The soldier's family has been informed.

The soldier was serving with The Royal Scots Borderers, 1st Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland (1 Scots).

Caroline Wyatt reports.

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