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Prosthetic limbs give military amputees a new lease of life

27 November 2013 Last updated at 15:41 GMT

At Headley Court Military Rehabilitation Centre in Surrey, injured British service personnel are receiving help to rebuild their lives with the most up-to-date prosthetic limbs available.

The latest technology micro-processor limbs, known as "bionic legs", are available to all members of the armed forces who have been wounded in Iraq or Afghanistan.

Earlier this year, the unit received a funding boost from the Treasury's special reserve of £6.5m. The BBC's John Maguire reports.

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