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Yorkshire teen stands trial for grossly offensive facebook message


9:15am 4th July 2012

A Yorkshire teen accused of posting an offensive Facebook message about the deaths of six British soldiers in Afghanistan is due in court.

Azhar Ahmed from Dewsbury is charged with sending a message that was grossly offensive.

The six soldiers were killed by an IED in the deadliest single attack on British forces in Afghanistan since 2001.

Ahmed will go on trial at Huddersfield Magistrates' Court.

He denies the charge.

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