Candles are lit at Halifax Minster
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Afghanistan bomb victim soldiers remembered

A service of remembrance has taken place at Halifax Minster to commemorate the lives of the six soldiers who died in Afghanistan.

The dead were Cpl Jake Hartley, 20; Pte Anthony Frampton, 20; Pte Christopher Kershaw, 19; Pte Daniel Wade, 20; Pte Daniel Wilford, 21, and Sgt Nigel Coupe, 33, who were killed when their Warrior armoured vehicle was hit.

Six candles were lit on the alter during the service led by Canon Hilary Barber, the vicar of Halifax Minster.

Canon Barber said the congregation was there to "offer our solidarity with those soldiers who died".

  • 11 Mar 2012
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