Afghan policeman kills three British soldiers
Three British soldiers have been killed by a policeman in southern Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) has said.
Two served with the 1st Battalion Welsh Guards and one with the Royal Corps of Signals. Next of kin have been told.
The MoD said the soldiers were shot and fatally wounded on Sunday as they left a checkpoint in Helmand province. The gunman was injured and later detained.
More than 20 foreign personnel have been killed in rogue shootings in Afghanistan this year.