Soldier shot dead during Afghanistan rescue mission named
20-year-old was helping save kidnapped policeman
A BRITISH soldier killed in Afghanistan during a mission to rescue a kidnapped policeman was named today.
Private Gregg Thomas Stone, from 3rd Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment, was shot dead in the Nar-e-Seraj district of Helmand province.
The 20-year-old, from Hull, was hit as he and colleagues saved policeman Abdul Walid from extremists.