Royal Air Force (RAF) C-17 carrying the bodies of six soldiers lands at RAF Brize Norton
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Bodies of six soldiers killed in Afghanistan arrive in UK

The bodies of six soldiers killed by the same blast in Afghanistan have arrived back in the UK.

Cpl Jake Hartley, 20, Pte Anthony Frampton, 20, Pte Christopher Kershaw, 19, Pte Daniel Wade, 20, Pte Daniel Wilford, 21, and Sgt Nigel Coupe, 33, were killed on 6 March.

The troops died when a bomb exploded under their vehicle in Helmand province.

Their bodies were flown to RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire.

Robert Hall reports.

  • 20 Mar 2012
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