Solider's body flown home from Iraq

The body of a soldier from Greater Manchester who died in Iraq is being flown home today. Scott Hetherington from Middleton was serving with the 2nd Battalion, Duke of Lancaster's Regiment.

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Hundreds turn out to remember soldier shot in Iraq

Crowds turn out to remember young soldier and father. Credit: ITV Granada

Hundreds turn out in Middleton to remember Lance Corporal Scott Hetherington who was shot in Iraq.

Friends and family organised the memorial service in his home town to celebrate the life of the young soldier and father.

His family have described his death a 'tragic accident for all those involved'.

He was shot in a camp north of Baghdad in an incident which 'was not the result of enemy fire'.

Memorial gardens in Middleton remembering Scott Hetherington Credit: ITV Granada

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