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UK: Soldier dies after being found unconscious near army barracks00:50

UK: Soldier dies after being found unconscious near army barracks

United Kingdom, Brecon, Wales
May 8, 2016 at 13:27 GMT +00:00 · Published

One soldier was found dead close to an army barracks in Brecon in Wales in the early hours of Sunday morning. A police investigation, involving forensic specialists is underway, as shown by footage shot on Sunday afternoon.

According to local reports, the soldier was found unconscious and injured, and was pronounced dead on the way to hospital.

Investigators are trying to determine the cause of death, which remains unclear at the time of writing.

The Barracks, Watton has stood in the town since 1805 and is home to the 160th Infantry Brigade and Headquarters. Army personnel are often deployed there so they can access the nearby Brecon Beacons mountain range to train in extreme conditions.

UK: Soldier dies after being found unconscious near army barracks00:50
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One soldier was found dead close to an army barracks in Brecon in Wales in the early hours of Sunday morning. A police investigation, involving forensic specialists is underway, as shown by footage shot on Sunday afternoon.

According to local reports, the soldier was found unconscious and injured, and was pronounced dead on the way to hospital.

Investigators are trying to determine the cause of death, which remains unclear at the time of writing.

The Barracks, Watton has stood in the town since 1805 and is home to the 160th Infantry Brigade and Headquarters. Army personnel are often deployed there so they can access the nearby Brecon Beacons mountain range to train in extreme conditions.

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