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PublishDate: Thursday, May 2, 2013 09:59

David Cameron promises review of armo

The incident was the highest single loss of British lives in the country since six soldiers were killed in a Warrior armoured vehicle in March last year.

David Cameron has pledged to review the use of Mastiff armoured vehicles in Afghanistan after three British soldiers were killed by an explosion that overturned the 25-ton vehicle
It is the first time the Taliban has managed to kill anyone inside the Army’s best-protected vehicle.

Mr Cameron said he would look “carefully” at any measures to give troops even greater security.

The soldiers were on a routine patrol in the Nahr-e Saraj district of Helmand province when their £1 million vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device. Six other soldiers were injured. Mr Cameron told the BBC.

“We have done an enormous amount to improve the quality a


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