Corporal Brent McCarthy (left) and Lance Corporal Lee Davies
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British soldiers Cpl Brent McCarthy and L/Cpl Lee Davies unlawfully killed

Two British servicemen shot dead by two rogue Afghan policemen were unlawfully killed on active service, a coroner has ruled.

L/Cpl Lee Davies, 27, of Barry, south Wales, and Cpl Brent McCarthy, 25, of Telford, Shropshire, were shot at point-blank range in a hail of bullets.

The incident happened at an Afghan police base in Lashkar Gah district of Helmand province on 12 May last year.

The inquest had heard they posed for pictures with their suspected killers.

Cemlyn Davies reports.

British soldiers unlawfully killed

  • 05 Nov 2013