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Thursday 25th October 2012 | 13:01
MoD press release
An MOD Spokesperson said: On 24 October 12 , during a UK foot patrol in the Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand Province, there was an exchange of gunfire that resulted in the deaths of a Royal Marine from 40 Commando Royal Marines, a female soldier from 3 Medical Regiment and an Afghan man who is believed to be a member of the Afghan Uniformed Police but who was not wearing uniform at the time. The UK patrol were not working with any Afghan partners at the time.