Announcement

300th British fatality in Afghanistan

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Following the announcement today of the 300th member of the British Armed Forces to have been killed or have died as a result of operations in Afghanistan since 2001, the Secretary of State for Defence, Dr Liam Fox, and Chief of the Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Sir Jock Stirrup, have made the following statements.