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£100k for bomb disposal expert

A former bomb disposal expert has been awarded more than £100,000 in compensation by the MoD because the Army failed to treat him for post-traumatic stress disorder.

The unnamed soldier, who served in Britain, the Gulf, Northern Ireland, Bosnia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone, was medically discharged in 2004 after 20 years of service but argued he would not have had a breakdown had his condition been properly treated.

The MoD disputed his claim but settled out of court.

Belfast Telegraph