BREAKING: Ministry of Defence confirms UK soldier has died in Syria explosion


A spokesperson for the Ministry of Defence has confirmed that a member of the United Kingdom’s Armed Forces has been killed after an improvised explosive device detonated in Syria.

According to a report on Sky News:

A British soldier has been killed in Syria, the Ministry of Defence has confirmed.

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.”

No further information has been released at the time of writing, but we will update this story if there are any developments.

Your Brexit regularly publishes the latest Brexit-related news and opinions from our own team of bloggers who are passionate about our exit from the European Union. 

We also cover political news stories from all over the world – the June 2016 referendum result has after all started a global chain of events that have changed the way that many people think about politics. 

It is no longer ‘dirty and shameful’ to be involved in right-wing politics, and you can keep up to date with the latest developments by liking our Facebook page here. 

We also love to hear what our readers are thinking about what Brexit will bring in the future for our great nation. Please get in touch at