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Afghanistan: Peacekeeping Operations

Volume 498: debated on Monday 26 October 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence how many of C Company, 2 Rifles were (a) killed and (b) injured during the Company’s most recent tour in Helmand province. (295181)

Since May 2009 there have been 13 members of 2nd Battalion The Rifles killed in Afghanistan.

Between April and September 2009 14 members of 2nd Battalion The Rifles have been very seriously injured or seriously injured. We do not publish data on less severe injuries, so this information could be provided only at disproportionate cost.