A British soldier has been jailed for stabbing a 10-year-old boy while serving in Afghanistan, the Ministry of Defence has confirmed.Grenadier Guardsman Daniel Crook was jailed for 18 months and dismissed from the Army in June for stabbing Ghulam Nabi in Helmand Province.
It has now been revealed that a court martial heard how Crook stabbed the boy in the kidney area with a bayonet.
He had been drinking heavily the night before the incident in March last year.
The court martial hearing was told that he had drunk a "considerable quantity of vodka", and had been treated by medics.
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