UK Special Forces soldier killed in Syria bomb blast
A British soldier died after a roadside bomb in northern Syria, which also killed an American soldier and injured five others.
A British soldier has been killed in Syria, the Ministry of Defence has confirmed.
The soldier is understood to be a member of the Special Forces.
A MOD spokesperson said: "It is with regret that we must confirm that a member of the UK Armed Forces was killed by an improvised explosive device in Syria yesterday.
"The individual was embedded with US forces on a counter-Daesh operation when the incident occurred.
"The family has been notified and our thoughts are with them at this difficult time.
"We cannot confirm any further details at this stage."