Australian official warns of ‘shameful’ report on soldiers unlawfully killing Afghan civilians

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For more: A shocking report into war crimes by elite Australian special operation forces has found credible evidence that the forces’ soldiers unlawfully killed 39 civilians during the long-running conflict in Afghanistan. Australian Defence Force Chief General Angus Campbell says the shameful record includes alleged instances of an initiation practice of a first kill. #Australia #Afghan

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Afghanistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, is a landlocked country at the crossroads of Central and South Asia. Afghanistan is bordered by Pakistan to the east and south; Iran to the west; Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan to the north; and China to the northeast.

Occupying 652,000 square kilometers (252,000 sq mi), it is a mountainous country with plains in the north and southwest. Kabul is the capital and largest city. The population is around 32 million, composed mostly of ethnic Pashtuns, Tajiks, Hazaras, and Uzbeks.

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