Afghanistan: we must reach out to insurgents, says defence secretary – video

Philip Hammond says that as British troops withdraw from Afghanistan, Nato allies must embrace insurgents who renounce violence

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Afghanistan: we must reach out to insurgents, says defence secretary – video

British dead and wounded in Afghanistan, month by month

What is the human cost of the war in Afghanistan for British forces? As British troop deaths reach 441, these are the latest figures – including the most recent wounded and amputation statistics • Get the data • Amputation statistics explainer • Afghanistan civilian casualties • Interactive guide With the latest deaths caused by the war in Afghanistan, the total number of British troop fatalities during the conflict now stands at 441. The number of British deaths in Afghanistan is now much higher than Iraq and even the Falklands conflict .

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British dead and wounded in Afghanistan, month by month