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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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Soldiers repatriated to the UK from Afghanistan

Corporal William Savage, Fusilier Samuel Flint and Private Robert Hetherington have been repatriated back to the UK from Afghanistan.

Corporal William Savage is repatriated to RAF Brize Norton. Credit: ITV Pool

The soliders were travelling in a Mastiff armoured vehicle when it hit a roadside bomb on a routine patrol in Nahr-e Saraj, Helmand Province.

Soldiers carry the coffin of Fusilier Samuel Flint at RAF Brize Norton. Credit: ITV Pool

The family of Robert Hetherington have requested that the media do not show images of the soldier's coffin.

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