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The traditionally neutral Swiss army staged an unintended invasion of Liechtenstein in early March.

A company of 171 troops blundered two kilometres into the neighbouring principality before realising the mistake and heading for home.

The troops were on a routine training exercise in a dark forest when their commander led them the wrong direction across an unmarked section of the border. Weather was bad, and "it was all so dark," said a soldier in an interview with the tabloid Blick.

Liechtenstein authorities made light of the intrusion, saying they learned of it...

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