Troop levels in Northern Ireland are to be cut again in the wake of the terrorist ceasefires. About 600 men of 45 Commando Royal Marine, based in the border region of Co Fermanagh for the past six months, are due to leave the province at the end of the month and will not be replaced.
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Ulster troops leave