Marine 'devastated' at life sentence for Afghan murder

A Royal Marine said he is "devastated" at being handed a life sentence for murdering an injured Afghan insurgent. Sergeant Alexander Blackman said he was "very sorry" for his actions.

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Shooting of Afghan insurgent was filmed by headcam

The shooting of an injured Afghan insurgent was filmed by a camera mounted on the helmet of Marine B.

The camera was mounted on Marine B's helmet.

Marines B and C were alleged to have been ''party to the killing'' and ''encouraged and assisted'' Marine A in committing the murder, but they were cleared.

Royal Marines are seen in the footage taken from a collegue's headcam.

The sentencing hearing in relation to Marine A, who has been named as Sergeant Alexander Blackman, is due to take place tomorrow.

A commando is seen to the right of the helmet camera footage.

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