Brigadier Philip Napier, the head of the Army in Wales, has been visiting cadets training at Sennybridge today.
He said described the deaths of two soldiers during a training exercise at the weekend as a "tragedy" and said although their personnel are "pushed and challenged," it should not have happened.
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