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Sergeant Alexander Blackman murder sentence 'stuns' comrade

9 December 2013 Last updated at 22:21 GMT

An ex-Royal Marine said he was "stunned and disappointed" at the sentence given to a sergeant who was jailed for murdering an injured insurgent in Afghanistan.

Sergeant Alexander Blackman, from Plymouth-based 42 Commando, was jailed for life on Friday.

One of Blackman's comrades described the prison sentence and conviction as a "travesty".

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