Fallen soldiers' families hold minute's silence in protest at army cuts

Families at cenotaph
The families at the Manchester cenotaph Credit: Elaine Willcox

The families of soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan are holding a protest at Manchester's cenotaph today over the government's plans to cut the size of the army. It is part of a network of demonstrations across the country.

Families and poppy wreaths
The families have laid wreaths Credit: Elaine Willcox

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Protests over army cuts

The parents of soldiers killed in Afghanistan are protesting at the cenotaph in Manchester today