Grandparents' grief at soldier's death

THEY had been looking forward to their grandson coming home, away from the dangers of one of the world's worst battlezones.Instead today, Private Aaron McClure's grandparents are devastated over the death of the popular Ipswich teenager in a friendly fire accident.

THEY had been looking forward to their grandson coming home, away from the dangers of one of the world's worst battlezones.

Instead today, Private Aaron McClure's grandparents are devastated over the death of the popular Ipswich teenager in a friendly fire accident.

Speaking for the first time about the former Westbourne High School pupil's death, they told The Evening Star of their pain following the tragedy.

See today's Evening Star for full story.