Soldier killed in Afghanistan was 'simply the best'

The family of Sgt. Nigel Coupe, who was killed along with five other soldiers when their Warrior armoured vehicle was hit by a roadside bomb, has been described as 'simply the best husband and father'.

Our correspondent Rob Smith is with those paying tribute to Sgt Coupe in St Annes.

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Fylde soldier funeral

The funeral will be held today of Sgt Nigel Coupe from St Annes, who was killed along with five others when their Warrior armoured vehicle was caught in an explosion in Afghanistan.