Troops make emotional return home

Soldiers from the North East have made an emotional return home after a six month tour of duty in Afghanistan.

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

The service-men and women have been helping with handover of control from British forces to the Afghan national police.


Soldiers back in North East

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