Soldiers in riot training ahead of UN peace-keeping mission

The 4th Batallion, Mercian Regiment were taking part in a riot training exercise today, dealing with crowds wielding weapons and petrol bombs and it is all in preparation ahead of a UN peace-keeping mission to Cyprus.

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Army riot training exercise

Soldiers from The 4th Batallion, the Mercian Regiment are taking part in a public order training exercise today in Shropshire. It is ahead of their deployment to Cyprus.