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HMS Astute submarine shooting leaves crewman dead

A Royal Navy crewman has been shot dead and another is in a life-threatening condition after a shooting on board nuclear submarine HMS Astute.

A third Royal Navy serviceman was arrested after police were called to Southampton docks at 1212 BST.

The leader of Southampton City Council Royston Smith has told the BBC he wrestled the gunman to the ground.

Robert Hall reports.

  • 08 Apr 2011