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Soldier Takes Bullet to Save Afghan Child’s Life

The actions of a Devon soldier, who took a bullet himself to save the life of a small child, have shown the difference between British courage and Taliban evil.

Lance Corporal Craig Murfitt, a rifleman and medic serving in Afghanistan’s Helmand province, demonstrated nerves of steel and the coolest of clear heads in a startling sequence of events, after being called to assist other soldiers during a recent patrol.

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The Afghans take this two ways. The good folk will see it as a smashing display of bravery, they tend to view the brassing up their kids dimmly.

The bad folk will see it as a sign of weakness. Didn't the Rangers and Delta Force report 'civvie sangars' made up of non-combatants around snipers in Mogadishu?

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