Britain arrests 7 soldiers in Afghan murder probe

British military police arrested seven members of the elite Royal Marines on suspicion of murder in Afghanistan in 2011.

Britain arrests 7 soldiers in Afghan murder probe

World Bulletin / News Desk

British military police have arrested seven soldiers on suspicion of murder, the defense ministry said on Thursday.

"The Royal Military Police have today arrested seven Royal Marines on suspicion of murder. The arrests relate to an incident in Afghanistan in 2011," the ministry said in a statement.

The defense ministry gave no further details.

Britain still has some 9,500 troops in Afghanistan, all of whom are due to leave by the end of 2014.

Güncelleme Tarihi: 12 Ekim 2012, 11:50
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