Sapper Ryan Pavey
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IED blast soldier wins Queen's Commendation for Bravery

28 September 2012 Last updated at 14:45 BST

A soldier who helped save five people injured in a blast in Afghanistan has been awarded the Queen's Commendation for Bravery.

Sapper Ryan Pavey, who serves with 33 Engineer Regiment at Wimbish in Cambridgeshire, went to the aid of women and children who survived the blast when a minibus was blown up by an IED. Another 18 people died.