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Troops face 'growing mental health cost' of Afghan war

12 May 2014 Last updated at 06:35 BST

There has been a "significant increase" in the number of UK veterans of the Afghanistan conflict seeking mental health treatment, says a charity.

Combat Stress said it had received 358 new Afghanistan veteran referrals in 2013, a 57% rise on the 228 in 2012.

Caroline Wyatt reports.

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