Thousands pledge support online for Scots war hero Colin Maclachlan who faces murder charges over Iraqi 'mercy killing'
A SCOTTISH war hero’s picture has gone viral after thousands pledged their support for him as 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 mortally wounded Iraqi troops during a bloody ambush behind enemy lines.
Thousands of people took to social media to voice their support by changing their profile picture to an image of Colin who served with the Royal Scots and 22 SAS. A hashtag #ISTANDBYCOL also attracted thousands of hits.... read more
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