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Troops face longer tours in Afghanistan

Issue No. 2353

Tours of duty for British troops in Afghanistan are set to be extended from six to nine months. The shift will affect 3,500 soldiers. 

Britain has 7,900 troops in the country, set to drop to 5,200 by the end of the year.


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Tue 14 May 2013, 18:13 BST
Issue No. 2353
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