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Tributes paid to servicemen killed in helicopter crash

Family and colleagues have paid tribute to the five servicemen killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan. The Ministry of Defence has now released the names of the men, the youngest of whom was 26 years old.

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British helicopter 'crashed due to technical problems'

An Afghan official has said the helicopter carrying soldiers from the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) had crashed due to technical problems.

Five service personnel were killed when the UK helicopter they were travelling in crashed in southern Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence (MoD) said.

Read more: Five troops killed in UK helicopter crash in Afghanistan

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