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3 UK soldiers killed in Afghanistan

By CNN Staff
updated 8:51 AM EDT, Wed May 1, 2013

(CNN) -- (CNN) -- The three coalition soldiers killed in southern Afghanistan on Tuesday are British, the Defence Ministry said on Wednesday.

The three died when their vehicle was struck by a roadside bomb during a patrol in the Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand province, where most UK forces are based.

The soldiers are from the Royal Regiment of Scotland.

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