Dear Ministry of Defence,

Good afternoon,

I am looking to find out more information about a specific case listed publicly on the claims register, found here:

https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk...

The case(s) in question contains the following details:

11 January 2011 / 08 January 2011
Fatality
Nad-e-Ali
Helmand
Son killed during firefight between ISAF and INS. Await HMT Approval

11 January 2011 / 08 January 2011
Fatality
Nad-e-Ali
Helmand
Brother and brothers son killed during firefight between ISAF and INS. Await HMT Approval

Two payments were made, for incidents occurring on 8 January 2011, and reported January 11, 2011:

Mohammad Sharif, $4,200 or £2,592.59
Abdullah Jan, $10,800 or £6,666.67

Can you please give the following details, under FOI law:

The cause of death for the two individuals (eg. airstrike, explosive weapon, gunshot)
The criteria for determining the cash value of the payment

If it is not possible to provide the information requested due to the information exceeding the cost of compliance limits identified in Section 12, please provide advice and assistance, under the Section 16 obligations of the Act, as to how I can refine my request.

If you can identify any ways that my request could be refined I would be grateful for any further advice and assistance.

If you have any queries please don’t hesitate to contact me via email or phone and I will be very happy to clarify what I am asking for and discuss the request, my details are outlined below.

All the best,

Yours faithfully,

Iain Overton

SPO DJEP-ClaimsGeneral (MULTIUSER), Ministry of Defence

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