Brecon community 'very sad' after service personnel die

Matthew Dorrance, Mayor of Brecon Credit: ITV News

The Mayor of Brecon has told ITV News that the community in Brecon was "incredibly sad" following the announcement that two military personnel had died and another was seriously injured while on a training exercise in the region.

"It is of course incredibly sad, and the community of Brecon is very moved by what has happened here," Mayor Matthew Dorrance said.

"Anything like this cuts straight to the heart of Brecon. We are very proud of our association with the military."

"We are a military town and work very closely with personnel throughout the year. So of course it's incredibly sad for the town and our thoughts go out to the service personnel's families."