Corporal Josh Hoole
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Soldier dies after training exercise on year's hottest day

A soldier has died during an early morning training exercise at an army base in the Brecon Beacons, on the hottest day of the year so far.

Corporal Josh Hoole, who was 26 and from near Lockerbie, collapsed on Tuesday.

It follows the deaths of three soldiers who were taking part in an SAS training exercise on one of the hottest days of the year in 2013.

The government has promised a full investigation.

Hywel Griffith reports.

  • 20 Jul 2016
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