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The British soldiers who were killed in Northern Ireland over the weekend had already packed their bags for Afghanistan and changed into desert uniforms when they were shot, a top British military officer said Monday.

"Some of them decided to order a final takeaway pizza before they departed," Brigadier George Norton said from the base where they were killed.

"It was then that the brutal attack took place. They were off duty, they were unarmed and they were dressed in desert combats to deploy overseas." Read full article »

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