In a shocking day of carnage on Tuesday, over 3,000 British troops were lost – the largest one day troop loss since World War II.
A solemn Chief of the Defence Staff, General Sir David Richards, offered his condolences to the families of those affected saying initial inquiries pointed to the attack being conducted by a ‘stroke of the pen’. Sir David then dropped a bombshell as he indicated that the losses may have been the result of ‘friendly fire’.
Posted: Jun 14th, 2012
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