Afghanistan war crimes investigation may not have uncovered all illegal killings, Angus Campbell says

Australian Defence Force Chief Angus Campbell has conceded Australian special forces may have committed more illegal killings during deployments in Afghanistan than have so far been discovered by a long-running probe.

A report released today following a four-year investigation by Major General Paul Brereton recommended that 19 soldiers be investigated by police for the alleged murder of 39 prisoners and civilians and the cruel treatment of two more between 2005 and 2016.

It found “credible information” that 25 current…

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