Royal Anglian shot dead in Afghanistan

A soldier from the 1st Battalion, Royal Anglian Regiment has been shot dead during fighting with Taliban forces.He was on a routine patrol in the Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan.

A soldier from the 1st Battalion, Royal Anglian Regiment has been shot dead during fighting with Taliban forces.

He was on a routine patrol in the Helmand Province in southern Afghanistan.

He was airlifted to the main British base at Camp Bastion, but was pronounced dead on arrival.