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Soldiers fail random drugs test
Soldier training in mid-Wales
The MoD has a policy of compulsory drug testing
Three soldiers with the 13 Air Assault Support Regiment RLC are to be dismissed after failing drugs tests.

The Ministry of Defence (MoD) said 50 soldiers, based at Colchester Garrison, in Essex, underwent compulsory drug tests on 9 October.

The MoD said in a statement: "In line with the Armed Forces Policy, application will now made to discharge these three individuals."

The incident was not as a result of a drugs raid and no rooms were searched.



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