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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 'cheeky chappy' killed in Helmand

Fusilier Samuel Flint, 2nd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland. Credit: MoD

The family of Fusilier Samuel Flint whose body will be repatriated to the UK today from Afghanistan said they were completely devastated by his death. In a statement the family paid tribute to their "cheeky chappy" saying:

"Sam was always the life and soul of the party, a real ladies man, witty funny, the real cheeky chappy.

"He was a loving son, the protective brother, courageous nephew, the caring uncle, the loyal grandson that anyone would wish to have."

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