The British Army is set to announce on Wednesday that its troops will be withdrawn from Sangin, Afghanistan. Britain has 1,000 troops stationed in the Sangin area, and about one-third of its 311 casualties in the war have been based there. US troops will replace their UK counterparts in October. Read more: Financial Times
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