Ex-SAS soldier denies carrying out Iraq 'mercy killings'
A former SAS soldier has denied carrying out mercy killings in the 2003 Iraq war after it was reported he faced a murder probe over claims made in a book.
Colin Maclachlan distanced himself from a passage that described the aftermath of an attack on an Iraqi army convoy when several fatally wounded enemy soldiers were shot dead.
The veteran, who appeared in Channel 4 programme SAS: Who Dares Wins, told The Sun: "If anywhere in that book says there were three wounded guys and I killed them, all that is absolute nonsense."
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