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Wounded soldier first to benefit from new bionic arm

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A 23-year-old soldier who lost his arm during a fire fight with insurgents in southern Afghanistan has become the first military amputee to receive a prosthesis with new technology that could bring hope to hundreds of forces personnel who have lost limbs in the line of duty. Report by Claire Sadler.