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Soldier's 'lucky' bullet escape

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A soldier has been described as "the luckiest in the British Army" after a bullet hit his helmet, but missed his head by 2mm.

Private Leon "Willy" Wilson, 32, a Territorial Army soldier from Manchester, was knocked over by the impact of the shot in Afghanistan.

The father of three was back on duty within an hour of the near-miss.

Footage courtesy of the Ministry of Defence

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