Repatriation of soldiers today

OXON: The repatriation of two servicemen who died in Afghanistan last week will take place today.

Captain James Townley, 29, of the Corps of Royal Engineers, died after a shooting at Forward Operating Base Shawqat on Friday.

Sergeant Jonathan Kups, 38, of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, died at Camp Bastion on the same day.

The plane carrying their bodies will land at RAF Brize Norton at about 1.30pm.


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