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Marking the passing of those who have served this country, on the next page. Contributions from comrades and families welcome

Marking on the next page the passing of those who have served this country. Contributions from colleagues and families welcome.

We mark the passing of those who served this country. Contributions from comrades and families welcome

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Latest from icasualties.org

  • Xinhua- Drone strikes kill 25 militants in W. Afghanistan
    Drone attacks against Taliban hideouts in western Afghanistan's Nimroz province have killed 25 insurgents including a group commander, military Corps based in the western region said on Saturday.
  • StarsandStripes- Heavy fighting as Taliban try to overrun Afghan district
    Afghan security forces backed by international troops were battling for control of an important district in southern Helmand province on Saturday, a day after it was announced the government had lost five percent of its territory to insurgents in recent months, officials said.
  • BNA- 71 Taliban And Daesh Fighters Killed Across The Country
    National defense ministry said that ANA forces conducted clearing operations in different parts of the country, and more than 71 armed oppositions were killed. According to defense ministry to BNA, during the past 24 hours the ANA forces conducting clearing operations aimed to annihilate armed insurgents in Nangarhar, Laghman, Parwan, Paktia, Paktika, Ghazni, Maidan-Wardak, Kandahar, Farah, Jawzjan, Kunduz, Badakhshan and Helmand provinces killed 71 Taliban and Daesh fighters, wounded 14 and arrested 6 others.
  • KP- Boy, 12, assigned for attack on a stadium arrested by Afghan forces
    The Afghan security forces foiled a suicide attack plot by the anti-government armed militant groups on a stadium in Badghis province. The Afghan Intelligence, National Directorate of Security (NDS), said the terrorist groups had appointed a 12-year-old boy for the attack on the stadium in Qala-e-Naw city.
  • AAP- Taliban capture southern Afghan district
    An important district in Afghanistan's southern poppy-growing province of Helmand has fallen to Taliban control after heavy fighting that killed or wounded up to 20 police. Abdul Majeed Akhonzada, deputy director of the provincial council, said Kanashin district had "fallen into Taliban hands" on Saturday.
  • APP- The Taliban have won control of a poppy-growing district after heavy fighting in southern Afghanistan, authorities say.
    An important district in Afghanistan's southern poppy-growing province of Helmand has fallen to Taliban control after heavy fighting that killed or wounded up to 20 police. Abdul Majeed Akhonzada, deputy director of the provincial council, said Kanashin district had "fallen into Taliban hands" on Saturday.
  • KP- 36 ISIS militants killed in Nangarhar province of Afghanistan
    At least 36 loyalists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group were killed in ongoing operations in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan. The provincial police department in a statement said the militants were killed in the ongoing ‘Qahr Silab’ operations being conducted in Achin district.
  • KP- Afghan woman, 22, killed for having relations with a man over the phone
    A 22-year-old woman was shot dead dead by unknown gunmen in northern Faryab province of Afghanistan for having relations with a man over the telephone. The woman has been identified as Gul Jan and has allegedly been killed by the family of her husband in Pashtunkot district.
  • aninews- 8 ISIS loyalists killed in separate drone strikes in Nangarhar province
    At least eight Daesh insurgents were killed in two separate airstrikes by the foreign troops in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province, the local officials said on Thursday. The airstrikes were conducted in Achin and Nazyaan districts of the province yesterday. Attaullah Khoghyani, a spokesman for the provincial governor, said three other insurgents were injured in addition.
  • KP- ISIS in Afghanistan link with terror group in Syria, Iraq: US General
    The top US general in Afghanistan General John Nicholson has said the loyalists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group in Afghanistan has direct links with the main terror group in Syria and Iraq.

British military casualties - Editorial policy

In the service of our country.

Eulogies for all personnel killed on UK operations in Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere are posted as soon as they have been released by the UK Ministry of Defence. Each eulogy we publish for men down in operations brings a lump to the throat. We are losing the best of the best. Politicians must ensure that, when the newspaper cuttings have faded, their sacrifice has had some meaning, has helped bring about a good result. Anything else would be a waste for which they will be eternally condemned.

There is invariably at least a 24 hour gap between the official release of news of an event and the naming of the dead. This is to allow families to be informed and proper eulogoies to be produced. Occasionally families request no euologies or comment. We abide by guidance we receive on such sensitive matters. We regret that information on those who sacrifice almost as much through grave injury is seldom released by the MoD for operational reasons, and so we are unable to pay tribute.

 

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