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Families of helicopter crash victim: "Our lives have changed forever"

The family of Lance Corporal Oliver Thomas from Herefordshire, who was one of five servicemen killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan, have criticised the Ministry of Defence saying that they were "let down" by them.

Flight Lieutenant Rakesh Chauhan who was born in Birmingham and lived in Leicester was also killed in the crash, his father, Kishor Chauhan, told our reporter Rajiv Popat about his passion for the RAF and how much they miss him.

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Unexplained trail of blood found in Hereford

The trail appeared to originate by Nelson Credit: Google Maps

Police in Hereford are conducting door to door enquiries after a trail of blood was found in Bishops Meadow in Hereford early this morning.

The trail stretched from Victoria Bridge through Hinton Avenue and appears to originate near to Nelson Street.

Blood was also found on and near benches along the river.

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