Five Royal Marines have been charged with murder following an "incident" in Afghanistan, with two further servicemen being arrested.
By Hannah Furness
8:29AM BST 14 Oct 2012
A total of nine Royal Marines have now been arrested on suspicion of murder over the incident, with five of them remaining in custody after being charged.
Four have been released without charge pending further inquiries.
A spokesman for the Ministry of Defence this morning said: "The Royal Military Police (RMP) has arrested two further Royal Marines on suspicion of murder in relation to an incident alleged to have taken place in Afghanistan in 2011, taking the total number arrests to nine.
“Four Marines have since been released without charge pending further enquiries.
“The RMP has referred the cases of the remaining five Royal Marines to the independent Service Pros
Tags: Afghanistan, Occupation, US, UK, NATO, Taliban, Pakistan, terrorist, Punjabi, ISI, Al, Qaeda
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