Two British soldiers, from The Royal Logistic Corps, have been killed in southern Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence has said.
The soldiers were serving in Helmand province.
They were reportedly killed in an indirect fire attack on Forward Operating Base Ouellette, in the northern part of Nahr-e Saraj district.
Task Force Helmand spokesman Major Ian Lawrence said: "Sadly, I must report that today that two soldiers from The Royal Logistic Corps attached to 1st Battalion The Royal Welsh Battlegroup were killed in an indirect fire attack on their base.
"The thoughts and condolences of everyone serving in the Combined Force are with their families and friends."
The MoD said that it would release no more details after a request from the soldiers' families.