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Repatriations at Carterton

Repatriation taking place in Oxfordshire Photo: Pool footage

The coffins of six soldiers killed in Afghanistan have been carried from a plane at Brize Norton in a moving ceremony attended by grieving relatives.

A cortege carrying the fallen will travel through Carterton in Oxfordshire with locals lining the route to show their respect.

It will carry the bodies of Sergeant Nigel Coupe, Corporal Jake Hartley, Private Anthony Frampton, Private Christopher Kershaw, Private Daniel Wade and Private Daniel Wilford

Five of the six were members of the third battalion of the Yorkshire Regiment.

They were killed when their armoured vehicle was hit by a bomb blast.

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