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Sapper Richard Reginald Walker killed in Afghanistan

By Sharon Black

Sapper Walker was shot in an apparent ‘insider attack’ by a member of the Afghan National Army ( ANA ) at Patrol Base Hazrat in the Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand province on Monday 7 January 2013. He was working on a construction task with other military engineers from his Troop, as part of the preparations to hand the camp over to Afghan security forces, when the Afghan soldier turned his weapon on ANA and ISAF soldiers at the base.

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Airman killed in road accident in Italy

By Sharon Black

It is with sadness that the Ministry of Defence must announce that an airman from No 2 (Mechanical Transport) Squadron, Royal Air Force, was killed in a road traffic accident in southern Italy yesterday, Wednesday 20 July 2011.