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Final tour of Afghanistan for East Midlands soldiers

29 August 2013 Last updated at 23:43 BST

Hundreds of soldiers from the East Midlands have been preparing for their final tour of duty in Afghanistan.

The 9th/12th Royal Lancers and the Royal Anglian Regiment have been on manoeuvres on Salisbury Plain before they deploy to Helmand Province.

Jeremy Ball reports for East Midlands Today.