'Failures' blamed for soldier's death

A Coroner has ruled that "mistaken beliefs and cumulative failures" led to the death of Lance Corporal Christopher Roney in Afghanistan.

The 23 year old from Sunderland was killed when an American helicopter fired on a British base.

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Family of soldier killed in friendly fire call for accountability

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.

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