Compensation boost for severely injured troops

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  1. Compensation boost for severely injured troops
    By Sean Rayment, Defence Correspondent
    Last Updated: 11:28pm BST 26/04/2008

    British troops who have suffered severe injuries in Iraq and Afghanistan are to receive much greater compensation, The Sunday Telegraph has learnt.

    Forces payouts for wounded troops are 'not right'
    Telegraph TV: Sean Rayment interviews General Richards
    Frontline: Our troops in Iraq and Afghanistan
    The move follows mounting criticism over the decision to pay troops with life-changing injuries - such as brain damage or the loss of limbs - a fraction of the amounts awarded to civilians with similar injuries.
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  2. It is a pity it took so long to be addressed.