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African soldier sues MoD for £150,000 after accusing the Army of ‘failing to protect him’ from Britain’s winter chill

Thursday, December 27, 2018

An African soldier is suing the military for £150,000 after accusing them of failing to protect him from the British winter. Michael Asiamah says he suffered from a ‘cold-related’ condition after officers neglected to supply him with warm clothing during an 18-hour exercise in the freezing wind. The 36-year-old, who served with the Adjutant General’s Corps, said the army exposed him to the cold despite knowing that people of black Caribbean…