Head of Army visits Brecon

Brigadier Philip Napier, head of the Army in Wales is visiting Brecon to meet cadets training at Sennybridge. His visit comes after two servicemen died during a training exercise in the Brecon Beacons.

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MoD working with police investigation

Dyfed-Powys Police is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of two males that occurred on the Brecon Beacons on the afternoon of Saturday 13/7/13. Another male casualty is also in a serious condition in hospital. A Ministry of Defence exercise was taking place in the area, and they are fully co-operating with our enquiries. The next of kin are being informed, and HM Coroner has been informed. Further information will be available when appropriate.

– A Dyfed Powys Police spokesperson

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