They just got a different tool to use than we do: They kill innocent lives to achieve objectives. That's what they do. And they're good. They get on the TV screens and they get people to ask questions about, well, you know, this, that or the other. I mean, they're able to kind of say to people: Don't come and bother us, because we will kill you. Bush - Joint News Conference with Blair - 28 July '06

Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Royal Marine killed in Afghanistan

A Royal Marine has been killed by a landmine in southern Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence has said.

The marine, from 45 Commando, was taking part in a routine patrol in the Sangin District of Helmand province when the incident happened. Link

The latest casualty means the number of UK troops killed in Afghanistan since the conflict began is now 47