Thousands of people lined the streets of Nottingham today to welcome home troops from the Queen's Royal Lancers. The regiment recently returned from Afghanistan where they spent six months conducting reconnaisance missions and training the Afghan army and police.
There were cheers as around two hundred soldiers marched through the city. However the impact of the recent killing of Lee Rigby, which shocked the nation, was also evident. Phil Brewster reports.
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