Army

Gurkhas Excel Under Attack

Second Battalion, The Royal Gurkha Rifles (2RGR) have been continuing their Afghanistan pre-deployment training. Our second special report...

Second Battalion, The Royal Gurkha Rifles (2RGR) have been continuing their Afghanistan pre-deployment training.
 
Our second special report from the Caerwent Training Area in South Wales focusses on the 2RGR personnel who will be guarding the Officer Training Academy outside Kabul in Afghanistan.
 
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Previous deployments by Gurkha regiments to Afghanistan have shown a perhaps unlikely connection between the Nepalese personnel and the Afghans - Bollywood.
 
Rifleman Sushil Limbu said:
 
"It's a lot easier for us to come to the location because we do watch the same kind of movies.
 
I don't think there will be a big culture gap because we do watch the same movies and we do have kind of the same culture."