Funeral of bomb disposal expert


The funeral of a bomb disposal expert killed in Afghanistan has taken place in Carmarthenshire.

The family of Cpl Jamie Kirkpatrick, 32, paid tribute ahead of the service at All Saints Parish Church in Llanelli on Tuesday.

He died in a battle with insurgents in Helmand province on 27 June.

His family said he was "an exceptional person doing an exceptional job", who with his colleagues saved hundreds of lives.

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