Full Report: North East soldiers back home and safe from Afghanistan

Soldiers based in our region have returned home after a six month tour of duty in Afghanistan.

Troops from the 1st Battalion Scots Guards, part of 4 Mechanized Brigade, arrived back at Catterick Garrison in North Yorkshire today.

The service-men and women helped handover control from British forces to the Afghan national police.

Watch the full report from Jonny Blair below.


Soldiers back in North East

North East soldiers who have been stationed out in Afghanistan on active duty are due to return home today.