Corbyn ‘shocked’ after soldiers used picture of Labour leader as target

Jeremy Corbyn said he was “shocked” that paratroopers in Afghanistan used an image of his face for target practice.

The Ministry of Defence has launched an investigation into the conduct of the personnel from 3rd Battalion, Parachute Regiment, who were filmed in Kabul shooting at a picture of the Labour leader.

Mr Corbyn said: “I’m shocked, obviously, that this sort of thing has happened.

Jeremy Corbyn
Jeremy Corbyn

“I hope the Ministry of Defence will conduct an inquiry into it and find out what was going on and who did that.”