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Killed Brit soldiers repatriated

Three British soldiers killed when the armoured vehicle they were travelling in was hit by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan last month have been repatriated.

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Tributes to 'inspirational gentleman' repatriated today

Private Robert Murray Hetherington, 7th Battalion The Royal Regiment Of Scotland Credit: MoD

Tributes have been paid to Private Robert Murray Hetherington killed in an IED blast whilst on patrol in an armoured vehicle in Helmand, whose body will be repatriated today.

Robert played lacross for Scotland and was described as "a dear friend, a true gentleman and a legend who will always be remembered."

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