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Brigadier details soldiers' last hours


Brigadier George Norton, Northern Ireland Garrison Commander, said the soldiers killed by Real IRA gunmen outside Massereene barracks on Saturday were waiting to go to Afghanistan when they were attacked.

He said they decided to order a final pizza as they waited for transport to the airport.


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