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A coroner has ruled a soldier from Sunderland died because of "mistaken beliefs and cumulative failures". Lance Corporal Christopher Roney was killed when a US Apache helicopter attacked a British base in Afghanistan.
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.