A British aid worker who died during a botched raid on the compound where she was being held hostage had escaped her captors and was hiding when a U.S. grenade killed her.
Linda Norgrove was cowering in a foetal position when troops detonated the deadly grenade.
Now an elite U.S. commando is facing disciplinary action over the death of the 36-year-old after it emerged he failed to tell his commanding officers he had used a grenade.
American officials initially claimed Miss Norgrove had been killed when one of her Taliban captors detonated a suicide vest.
But after reviewing footage captured on the Navy Seals’ helmet cameras the U.S. was forced to apologise for the fatal blunder.
Now sources in Kabal and London have revealed new details about the raid which was ordered after intelligence suggested Miss Norgrove was about to be passed up the terrorist chain.
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