SAS veteran faces probe over Iraq 'mercy killings'



An SAS veteran has defended the "mercy killing" of mortally wounded Iraqi soldiers after it was reported that he faces a murder probe triggered by confessions made in a book.
Sergeant Colin Maclachlan said his motive was "entirely humane" when he shot dead "two or three" fatally injured enemy combatants during the 2003 invasion.
The 42-year-old, who appeared in Channel 4 programme SAS: Who Dares Wins, said the injured soldiers were screaming in agony and "pleading for us to do it".
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16 October 2016 in Regional East, Views: 37
Source: Belper News
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