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Afghanistan war: Services mark 20th anniversary of UK operations

8th October 2021

Commemorations have been held to mark the 20th anniversary of the start of UK military operations in Afghanistan. Wreaths were laid in the UK at exactly 11:00 in Afghan time in remembrance of 457 British personnel killed there. UK troops left Afghanistan at the end of August, bringing an end to the 20-year war.

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