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Serving soldiers return from Afghanistan

The soldiers will be returning to Catterick Garrison after six months of active service Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Troops from Catterick Garrison in North Yorkshire are returning from Afghanistan today after a six month tour of duty.

The seventy soldiers from Burma Company, 1st Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment, are the first batch to come home since it was pledged that a total of five hundred troops would be returning by the end of the year.