Cpl William Savage, Fusilier Samuel Flint and Pte Robert Hetherington
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UK soldiers killed in Afghanistan are named

1 May 2013 Last updated at 22:54 BST

Three British soldiers who died after their armoured vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan have been named.

They were Cpl William Savage and Fusilier Samuel Flint from the Royal Highland Fusiliers, the 2nd Battalion The Royal Regiment Of Scotland.

The third soldier was Pte Robert Hetherington, of the 51st Highland, 7th Battalion, a Territorial Army member.

Six other soldiers were injured in the bomb blast in Helmand on Tuesday.

Caroline Wyatt reports.