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.

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Soldiers back in North East

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