A spokesperson of MOD said, “He remains a serving officer and will not be commenting. The army remains committed to the counter—IED (improvised explosive device) effort, which is the number—one priority in Afghanistan,".
IEDs are a constant threat to foreign troops in Afghanistan.
Col. Seddon, in an interview to BBC today," said,“I"m very concerned that, in the longer term, some of my people who have done phenomenally difficult and dangerous work in Afghanistan may pay a deeper psychological price for the work that they"ve conducted,".
He also added that army is considering a study on the psychological impact of bomb disposal operations.