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British military move HQ from Lashkar Gah to Camp Bastion

In a move that is being hailed as a milestone, the headquarters of British military operations in Afghanistan has moved from Lashkar Gah - where it has been for 7 years - to Camp Bastion.

It comes as British troops prepare to withdraw from the country at the end of next year.

Karen Allen reports from Kabul.

  • 19 Aug 2013
  • From the section Asia
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