How about some common sense here…..?
Yeah, like leaving them to wither in excruciating pain until the last bit of life ebbs out of their bodies would have been the more moral thing to do? I think not.
NOTE: Richard Kemp admits the fact, then says “he doesn’t know what he would have done in a similar situation..” Time for standing up for what is right, unequivocally, that yes, shooting someone who has no chance whatsoever of surviving in order to save the man from a miserable death, if he asks for it, is the compassionate thing to do, if you’re able to carry it out that is. Period.
Despicable betrayal of an SAS hero over ‘mercy killings’: Soldier who put fatally injured Iraqis out of their misery as they ‘pleaded with us to do it’ is reported to police by MoD
Sergeant Colin Maclachlan (top), who starred in the Channel 4 series Who Dares Wins, could be jailed after he admitted shooting dead ‘two or three’ mortally wounded Iraqi troops during a bloody ambush behind enemy lines.
The 42-year-old war hero is being investigated by military police after revealing harrowing details of the 2003 battle in a new book. Sgt Marclachlan’s own account of the mercy killings is illustrated by the graphic (bottom).