Soldier's 'friendly fire' inquest

A Kent soldier killed in friendly fire in Afghanistan was hit by a 32-year-old shell, an inquest has heard. Sapper Mark Antony Smith in Helmand in 2010.

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The MOD should 'take responsibility' for Mark's death

The family of Sapper Mark Smith, who was killed in a 'friendly fire' incident in Afghanistan when a mortar shell fell short of its target, has told ITV Meridian that they believe his death was 'preventable' and that the Ministry of Defence's investigation into the incident was 'flawed'.

Sapper Smith served with 36 Engineers in Kent.

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