Soldiers return to the region from Afghanistan

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

Some of the troops from 4 Mechanized Brigade will however remain on duty in Helmand Province in Afghanistan.

The last soldiers from the regiment left Catterick Garrison to go on the operational tour last October.

The army headquarters at Catterick Garrison in North Yorkshire Credit: ITV News

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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.