Tuesday July 19, 2016
Relatives of troops killed in the Iraq War have launched an online crowd-funding appeal to pay for possible legal action against Tony Blair.
The Iraq War Families Campaign group are trying to raise £50,000 to "bring to justice to those responsible for the war and the deaths of our loved ones".
The appeal follows the Chilcot Inquiry, which sharply criticised the decision-making behind the war and said it had been poorly-planned and ended in failure. The appeal had already reached £20,000 by Tuesday morning.
Families have vowed to pursue Mr Blair for "every penny" of the fortune he has earned since leaving Downing Street.
The group is led by Roger Bacon and Reg Keys, whose sons were among 179 British personnel killed in Iraq.