New Zealand—No Coverup In Civilian Fatality Incident In 2010, Say Investigators

Radio New Zealand | 07/31/2020

An inquiry has criticized the New Zealand military for misleading the public about a 2010 operation in Afghanistan, reports Radio New Zealand. Released on Friday, the report reviewed Operation Burnham in the Tirgiran Valley in August 2010. The mission involved New Zealand, Afghan and partner forces, reported Reuters. The report found that the New Zealand Defense Force (NZDF) did not conspire to cover up reports of civilian casualties, as claimed in a book by investigative journalists. It...

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