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Afghanistan: Serious Injuries

Volume 488: debated on Monday 23 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many British soldiers have been seriously injured in Afghanistan (a) since 2001 and (b) since January 2006. (257894)

Since the start of coalition operations in Afghanistan in October 2001, 175 British service personnel have been very seriously or seriously injured. 165 of these individuals incurred their injuries since January 2006.