UK marine guilty of murdering wounded Taliban fighter

Politics & Economics

A British marine has been found guilty of murdering an injured Taliban fighter in Afghanistan by shooting him in the chest, a British court martial board found. The marines said they believed the man to already be dead, but video and audio footage of the incident led the board to a different conclusion.

(Source: Al Jazeera English YouTube channel)

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