'I suspect in the past there were a lot more friendly fire incidents
that weren't recognised.'
Former mayor of Wootton Bassett Chris Wannell said of the possible friendly fire incidents
: "Unfortunately these things do happen in war and always have.
Earlier, a soldier killed in a suspected friendly fire incident
on Sunday was identified as Kingsman Sean Dawson, from 2nd Battalion, The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment.
ANOTHER British soldier has been killed in a second possible friendly fire incident
in Afghanistan this week, the Ministry of Defence said last night.
There were no casualties reported in the friendly fire incident
. But it was the second such incident involving Patriot batteries apparently failing to distinguish between friendly and hostile targets.
FOOTBALL fans wore strips and unfurled a Union flag to honour a soldier killed in a suspected friendly fire incident
THREE British soldiers have been killed and two injured in an apparent friendly fire incident
in southern Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence said today.
And a US fighter is feared to have killed at least one Allied soldier in a separate friendly fire incident
THIRTY US troops were wounded, two ``very seriously'', in a friendly fire incident
in central Iraq, it emerged yesterday.
A CORONER has called for changes to military procedures to prevent a repetition of a friendly fire incident
that killed three British soldiers in Afghanistan.
A US PLANE killed a British soldier and seriously injured at least two others in another disastrous friendly fire incident
Instead, it was "possible" one of the group's own mines went off or that an artillery strike went awry - though an MoD spokesman could only say: "An investigation is under way into a suspected friendly fire incident