Paras Arrive Home From Afghan

11 May 2011, 06:00

The families of just over 100 soldiers have welcomed them back to Colchester.

B Company, 2nd battalion, The Parachute Regiment arrived back at Merville Barracks yesterday.

During their six month tour the troops were responsible for security in the Nahr-e-Saraj (South) district.

Their return follows the deployment of 16 Air Assault Brigade to Helmand Province.