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Huddersfield mourns soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Six British soldiers killed in southern Afghanistan by a Taliban bomb have been named by the Ministry of Defence.

Cpl Jake Hartley, 20, Pte Anthony Frampton, 20, and Pte Christopher Kershaw, 19, died in the blast.

Pte Daniel Wade, 20, Pte Daniel Wilford, 21, and Sgt Nigel Coupe, 33, were also killed when their Warrior armoured vehicle was hit on Tuesday.

Three of the dead were from Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, which the BBC's Nick Ravenscroft says is a town in mourning.

  • 08 Mar 2012
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