Over the last weekend there have been two more street attacks on soldiers in Britain, one of which was fatal.
On Saturday, the Yorkshire town of Barnsley in northern England honored soldiers with parades and celebrations for its Armed Forces Day. One of the soldiers, who had returned from the Falkland Islands just hours before, was brutally assaulted at around midnight when he was getting home. He was jumped from behind, knocked unconscious and then repeatedly stamped and kicked in the head and face, and left with a concussion, injuries and bruises.
He is a 28-year-old corporal who has served in Afghanistan and Iraq.