Corporals were unlawfully killed

Corporal David O'Connor and Corporal Channing Day from Swindon were unlawfully killed while on active service in Afghanistan.

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Inquest will hear if deaths 'caused by insider attack'

An inquest has resumed into the deaths of two British soldiers killed on foot patrol in Helmand Province.

Corporal David O'Connor, a royal marine from Havant, and Corporal Channing Day from 3 Medical regiment died in a gun battle on October 24th last year.

A third man, thought to be an off-duty Afghan policeman, was also killed in the incident.

The coroner in Oxford said the inquest would hear evidence to discover whether the deaths were caused by an insider attack.

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