Relatives win Iraq damages case

Relatives of soldiers killed in Iraq secured a victory in the latest round of a compensation fight today when the Court of Appeal said they could pursue damages claims against the Government.

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Mother vows to fight on in Iraq compensation battle

Relatives of soldiers killed in Iraq have secured a victory in the latest round of a compensation fight after the Court of Appeal said they could pursue damages claims against the Government.

Sue Smith, the mother of Private Phillip Hewett, who was killed in Iraq seven years ago at the age of 21, vowed to continue her fight against the Ministry of Defence.

She told ITV News' Daisy McAndrew: "I'm not going to let anyone beat me, Phillip wouldn't".

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