A war veteran asks people to be considerate of those suffering from PTSD around bonfire night
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War veteran's bonfire night plea for sufferers of PTSD

A war veteran has appealed for people celebrating Bonfire Night to consider those suffering with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

Andy Reid from St Helens asked people setting off fireworks to be "mindful" of war veterans in the vicinity.

He said the impact of explosions and fireworks it could put sufferers "back in a dark place".

  • 27 Oct 2016