Repatriation at RAF Brize Norton
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Bodies of six British soldiers repatriated

The bodies of six soldiers killed in Afghanistan have been flown to RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire.

Sgt Nigel Coupe, 33, Cpl Jake Hartley, 20, Pte Anthony Frampton, 20, Pte Christopher Kershaw, 19, Pte Daniel Wade, 20 and Pte Daniel Wilford, 21, were killed on 6 March, when a bomb exploded under their vehicle.

The soldiers were patrolling in a Warrior armoured vehicle when it was hit by a bomb near the border between Helmand and Kandahar provinces.

  • 20 Mar 2012