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The coroner at the inquest into the deaths of six soldiers killed in Afghanistan has recorded a narrative verdict, and that all six where unlawfully killed while on active service.
Two of the soldiers killed were Sergeant Nigel Coupe, from Lytham St Annes, and Private Daniel Wade, from Warrington.
An inquest into the deaths of two soldiers who were killed by a roadside bomb is expected to conclude today.
Sergeant Nigel Coupe, from Lytham St Annes, and Private Daniel Wade, from Warrington, were on patrol when an explosion destroyed their amoured vehicle.
The blast near Lashkar Gah in Afghanistan killed the two men and four of their colleagues. It was the biggest loss of life for British forces since 2006.
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No British Army vehicle used at the time six soldiers were killed when their vehicle was blown up would have been able to take the blast.