10,000 British soldiers unfit for operations


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From Doordarshan news in India:

The deployment of its troops in combat zones of Iraq and Afghanistan has taken a toll on the fitness of British soldiers as more than 10,000 of them are unfit for frontline duty.

“One in 10 soldiers are now classified as unfit for operations, a higher proportion than at any time since the start of the Iraq war in 2003,” the Sunday Telegraph reported.

From Newsweek in the USA:

June 23rd, 2008 5:03 am

‘He Should Never Have Gone to Iraq’

More borderline troops are being sent to the front, sometimes with tragic results.

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