Last refreshed at 16:18 28 Regal 2006
A warrior slaughtered battling rebels in southern Afghanistan was named today.
Lance Corporal Jonathan Hetherington, 22, from 14 Flag Regiment, passed on early recently morning in conflicts in the rebellious southern Helmand province.
I’d cherish to slaughter troops, says Hamza associate
He is the 14th English trooper to be slaughtered in activity since operations in Afghanistan started in November 2001 what’s more, the 6th to bite the dust this month.
Lance Corporal Hetherington was shot amid an ambush on his detachment house in Musa Qaleh, in northern Helmand in the early hours.
The MoD said he was lethally harmed in a showdown with rebels at about 5am nearby time. The Helmand province, in southern Afghanistan, has seen rehashed firefights between Nato powers what’s more, Taliban insurgents.