(CNN) -- The UK Defence Ministry says two British soldiers were killed Tuesday in separate shooting incidents in the Nad-e Ali district of Afghanistan's Helmand Province.
Both were killed by small-arms fire while on security patrol, according to a Task Force Helmand spokesman.
The soldiers were from the 1st Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment, part of Combined Force Nad-e Ali.
In a separate Tuesday incident, a NATO service member died after a small-arms attack in eastern Afghanistan, the International Security Assistance Force said. ISAF did not specify the service member's nationality.