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The body of a Middlesbrough soldier killed in an explosion in Afghanistan is being flown home today.
34 year old Warrant Officer Class 2, Charlie Wood, was a bomb disposal expert with 23 Pioneer Regiment of the Royal Logistic Corps.
He was killed in southern Afghanistan on December 28th.
Just a few days before his death, he had organised a Christmas party for his troops.