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Losing the Battle

Duration: 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio UlsterLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio Ulster

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The conflict in Afghanistan against the Taliban was a bloody war. Hundreds of soldiers were killed and thousands injured. Kevin Sharkey discovers that many soldiers have struggled with mental health problems since returning home to Northern Ireland. He speaks to veterans suffering with PTSD and how it has led many to try and take their own lives. Show less

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