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Friend's tribute to dead bomb disposal officer

Tributes have been paid to a bomb disposal expert who died in Afghanistan doing what she had said was "the best job in the world".

Capt Lisa Head, 29 and from Huddersfield, died in hospital on Tuesday from injuries sustained in an explosion while clearing roadside bombs.

Vidal Buckle, a childhood friend, said she was a "very happy and joyful character" and he would remember her for her bravery.

  • 21 Apr 2011
  • From the section UK