Australia’s army chief says sorry for Afghanistan killings

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    Australia’s top military officer has admitted there was credible evidence his special forces unlawfully killed at least 39 Afghanistan civilians and prisoners, recommending the matter be taken up by a prosecutor investigating alleged war crimes. His comments came as the result of a damning years-long investigation into the military’s behaviour in Afghanistan were published. Read more about the shocking report: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/11/19/australias-army-chief-says-sorry-inquiry-finds-troops-murdered/ Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV are websites of The Telegraph, the UK’s best-selling quality daily newspaper providing news and analysis on UK and world events, business, sport, lifestyle and culture.

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    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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