Former soldiers from Salford and Liverpool, who've worked to defuse home- made bombs in Afghanistan, have been speaking of the dangers that British troops face in the field. It comes at the launch of a major exhibition at the National Army museum .
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Continuing cloudy with outbreaks of rain overnight. Showery and cool Tuesday. A little better by midweek
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