Scottish comrades back SAS war hero Colin Maclachlan over 'mercy killing' of enemy soldiers in Iraq
AN SAS war hero has been backed by his Scots comrades after he revealed he faces murder charges over his “mercy killing” of Iraqi soldiers 13 years ago.
Sergeant Colin Maclachlan, who starred in the Channel 4 series Who Dares Wins, could be jailed after he admitted shooting dead “two or three” mortally wounded Iraqi troops during a bloody ambush. Outraged former soldiers have demanded the MoD drop their investigation.
Ex-Argyll & Sutherland Highlander Billy McLelland has launched a petition demanding Colin be cleared and troops be granted immunity from prosecution. He notched up more... read more
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