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BBC Investigation Finds Evidence Of Unlawful Killings By SAS Unit In Afghanistan

July 13 2022

United Kingdom

A BBC investigation has uncovered evidence suggesting a British Special Air Service (SAS) squadron committed unlawful killings during a tour in Afghanistan in 2010-2011.

Newly obtained military reports indicate that the unit may have killed 54 people unlawfully and covered up the murders by planting weapons at the scene.

The SAS squadron was deployed in one of the most dangerous parts of Helmand province in southern Afghanistan to conduct “kill or capture” raids targeting Taliban...

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