David Cameron visits UK troops in Afghanistan

By MSN UK News Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire
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Pictures of the prime minister's secret trip to Helmand Province

David Cameron has paid a visit to British troops stationed in Afghanistan. The trip was kept secret for security reasons. In this picture, Mr Cameron poses to have his picture taken with female British soldiers (names not given) at Shawqat forward operating base in Helmand Province.

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David Cameron meets soldiers (names not given) at Camp Bastion

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David Cameron meets British soldiers in their living quarters at Shawqat forward operating base

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David Cameron is shown a new 'Foxhound' armoured vehicle by British soldiers

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The PM is met by Lieutenant General Adrian Bradshaw, Deputy Commander of Isaaf forces

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The prime minister has a drink and chat with British soldiers (names not given)

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David Cameron listens to testimony from British soldiers at Shawqat forward operating base