Families of fallen soldiers attend inquest

The families of six soldiers killed by a massive Taliban bomb while serving with the Yorkshire regiment have been told harrowing details of their loved ones' final moments today.

It was the biggest single loss of life in Afghanistan since 2001 when their armoured vehicle was blown apart and engulfed by flames when it ran over an improvised explosive device.

And at the inquest today, it's emerged that the youngest of those to die, aged just 19, was a last minute stand in who'd volunteered to join the patrol because his colleague was having a shower. Jon Hill reports from Oxford coroners court.

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"Afghan six" inquest

An inquest has begun into the deaths of six soldiers from the Yorkshire Regiment, all killed in the bloodiest attack on British troops since the start of the conflict in Afghanistan