- Tyne Tees
The family of a soldier killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan say his death was caused by 'negligence, plain and simple'. At the Inquest into the death of Lance Corporal Chris Roney, his family called for the Ministry of Defence, Army and its employees to be held accountable.
Coroner says "mistaken beliefs and cumulative failures" led to the death of Sunderland soldier Lance Corporal Christopher Roney.
Soldiers have been describing the moment an Apache helicopter opened fire on their compound, killing Chris Roney from Sunderland.
An inquest into the death of a soldier from Sunderland, Christopher Roney, has heard he was killed by gunfire from a US helicopter.