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The UK Ministry of Defence has confirmed that it is investigating a possible 'friendly fire' incident which is believed to have resulted in the death of Kingsman Sean Dawson of 2nd Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment (2 LANCS).
Kingsman Dawson was killed near Musa Qal'eh on Sunday 14 February, as a result of small arms fire. Early indications suggest that his death was possibly caused as a result of 'friendly fire'. This is currently being investigated and the MoD will offer no further comment until the inquest.
Kingsman Dawson's next of kin are aware of this investigation.