Midlands servicemen killed in helicopter crash repatriated

Two British servicemen from the Midlands who died in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan are repatriated today. Lance Corporal Oliver Thomas and Flight Lieutenant Rakesh Chauhan were among five men killed.

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Multi-faith service for servicemen killed in Afghanistan

A multi-faith service has taken place to pay tribute to five servicemen killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan. It was held at a Hindu temple in Leicester, where one of the victims - Flight Lieutenant Rakesh Chauhan - and his family worshipped.

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