Afghanistan incident took place in Nad-e-Ali

An MoD spokesperson has told ITV News the incident involving the marines occurred in the Nad-e-Ali district of Helmand Province during their tour between March and October last year.

They cannot reveal at this stage how the information about the death of an Afghan insurgent came to light.

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5 Marines charged with murder

A spokesperson for the Ministry of Defence confirmed that five Royal Marines have been charged with murder after a 2011 incident in Afghanistan. Four were released without charge.