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Thursday, 27 March 2008

Paras learn Pashto

Paratroopers due to arrive in Afghanistan in the next few days have been preparing for their deployment by learning the local language.

Eleven soldiers from 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment (2 PARA), based at Colchester Garrison, have spent the last ten months learning Pashto, the language spoken in southern Afghanistan.

Tuesday 25th March 2008
Defence News

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