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Test boss 'unaware of hot weather forecast'

An Army officer in charge of a fatal SAS test march has admitted he was unaware of media reports predicting it would coincide with the hottest day of the year.

Giving evidence to an inquest into the deaths of three reservists in July 2013, the training officer also said he was "happy" with a generic risk assessment prepared for the 16-mile (26km) march in South Wales.

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SAS officer had no specific training in heat illness

The officer in charge of a test march, during which SAS candidates died on the hottest day of the year in July 2013, has told an inquest he had no prior specific training in heat illness.

ITV News Correspondent Rupert Evelyn is at the hearing.

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