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Ebola outbreak: Extensive training for British troops

The UK is sending 750 military personnel to Sierra Leone to help deal with the deadly Ebola outbreak, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has confirmed.

The troops have undergone extensive training and will be deployed next week.

Brigadier Paul Gibson, who commanded a British battalion in Sierra Leone in 2000, spoke to the BBC about the potential challenges they will face.

  • 08 Oct 2014
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