Linda Norgrove death due to split-second decision
The soldier who accidentally killed the kidnapped aid worker Linda Norgrove during a rescue mission in Afghanistan genuinely feared for the lives of his colleagues and himself, an inquest hears.
US grenade did kill Linda Norgrove, MPs told
US troops involved in the failed attempt to rescue the British aid worker Linda Norgrove from Taliban kidnappers in Afghanistan are confirmed as having killed her with a grenade thrown at her captors.
Linda Norgrove parents do not blame US forces
The parents of aid worker Linda Norgrove, killed in Afghanistan in a failed rescue attempt after she had been kidnapped, tell Channel 4 News they do not blame the US Special Forces for her death.
US General consoles Norgrove aid worker family
The head of NATO forces in Afghanistan, General David Petraeus, conveys his regrets over the death of aid worker Linda Norgrove to her family.
Norgrove death could result in ‘severe punishment’
Channel 4 News has learned that a US soldier would face “severe punishment” if he failed to quickly inform his superiors about throwing a grenade which killed aid worker Linda Norgrove.
British aid worker Linda Norgrove killed by the Taliban
Channel 4 News examines the tragic death of aid worker Linda Norgrove in Afghanistan, following claims a US grenade killed her in a “dangerous” failed rescue mission.
Kidnapped aid worker: SAS briefed Hague
A senior British SAS officer briefed the Foreign Secretary on the American military operation to release aid worker Linda Norgrove, Channel 4 News understands.
Hague gave nod for failed Afghan rescue bid
Channel 4 News has learned Foreign Secretary William Hague personally gave the go-ahead for a rescue mission in Afghanistan which led to the death of aid worker Linda Norgrove.
Kidnapped UK aid worker killed in Afghanistan
David Cameron says it was “right to try” to rescue a UK aid worker killed in Afghanistan but one of the men kidnapped with her has told Channel 4 News the mission was “unnecessary” and “dangerous”.