Judge Releases Audio of Alleged Execution of Afghan by British Marines

Evidence in court martial


A recording of a conversation between three Royal Marines as they allegedly murdered a captured Afghan insurgent has been released by a judge.

In the clip, recorded on one marine's helmet-mounted camera, a gunshot is heard, then groans from the insurgent.

The prosecution at the court martial says the shooting was in effect an execution.

The trio, Marines A, B and C, deny murdering the man while on duty in Helmand province in 2011.