The final journey for six fallen soldiers

A mourner places a flower on one of the hearses carrying the bodies of six soldiers as they pass through Carterton in Oxfordshire
A mourner places a flower on one of the hearses carrying the bodies of six soldiers as they pass through Carterton in Oxfordshire Credit: David Jones/PA Wire
A retired solider salutes the dead soldiers
A retired solider salutes the dead soldiers Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire
Family and friends wait for the funeral cortege
Family and friends wait for the funeral cortege Credit: David Jones/PA Wire
Family and friends wait to place flowers on the hearses
Family and friends wait to place flowers on the hearses Credit: David Jones/PA Wire

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Soldiers' bodies come home

The plane carrying the bodies of six soldiers killed in Afghanistan a fortnight ago has landed at RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire. The servicemen were on patrol in Helmand province when a bomb under their Warrior vehicle exploded.