Three British troops named after shooting under guise of Afghan police
Three British soldiers shot dead by a man wearing an Afghan police uniform were named by the Ministry of Defence yesterday.
Guardsman Craig Andrew Roderick and Guardsman Apete Saunikalou Ratumaiyale Tuisovurua, of the 1st Battalion the Welsh Guards, and Warrant Officer Leonard Perran Thomas, of the Royal Corps of Signals, died on Sunday.
The men, members of an Afghan Police Advisory Team, had been helping organise a shura – or meeting of elders – at Checkpoint Kamparack Pul in Nahr-e-Saraj, Helmand Province, when they were shot and fatally wounded.
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