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25 March 2017 07:43 (South Africa)

Britain pulls troops out of Sangin, Afghanistan

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

The British Army is set to announce on Wednesday that its troops will be withdrawn from Sangin, Afghanistan.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

  • Andy Rice
    andy rice
    Andy Rice

    Andy Rice is a founding partner of Yellowwood Future Architects, a marketing strategy consultancy. In his other lives, he is the southern hemisphere's only supporter of Cambridge United Football Club, and was once upon a time the South African National Spoofing Champion. He has played football at Wembley and cricket at Lord's within the same weekend, but troubled the scorer on neither occasion. Things could only go up from here.

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