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Response to the news that UK Armed Forces personnel have been killed in a helicopter crash in Afghanistan

Vernon Coaker MP, Labour’s Shadow Defence Secretary, said:

“This tragic news from Afghanistan will cause great sadness to our Armed Forces personnel and to the entire country.

“On a day like today, the British people and our servicemen and women stand together as one.

“I send my thoughts and prayers to all those affected by this terrible tragedy, especially the families of those killed.”

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