||<p> </p><p>The deaths of two soldiers at Abercorn Barracks are a personal tragedy
for their families and loved ones, and our thoughts remain with them. As is normal
with the death of Armed Forces personnel in the UK, these have been investigated by
the local Home Office police force, in this case the Police Service of Northern Ireland.
We understand that they have concluded their investigations and passed their conclusions
to the Coroner, who is in the process of establishing formal inquests into the soldiers’
deaths. <br><br>An internal service inquiry has been established by the Army to consider
the facts and identify any lessons to prevent anything like this happening again.
This is a complex inquiry, involving a significant number of witnesses and, while
we are seeking to complete it as soon as possible, determining the findings and recommendations
will naturally take time. It is important that the inquiry is conducted properly and
given the appropriate space to reach its conclusions. The families have been kept