Chief of the Australian Defence Force General Angus Campbell delivers the findings from the Afghanistan inquiry. Photo: AFP Chief of the Australian Defence Force General Angus Campbell delivers the findings from the Afghanistan inquiry. Photo: AFP
Chief of the Australian Defence Force General Angus Campbell delivers the findings from the Afghanistan inquiry. Photo: AFP

War crimes: Australian troops unlawfully killed 39 in Afghanistan, defence force report finds

  • Australia’s military said some special forces patrols took the law into their own hands, and will be referred to a special war crimes prosecutor
  • Afghanistan’s President Ashraf Ghani said PM Scott Morrison had ‘expressed his deepest sorrow’ over the killings

Topic |   Australia
Chief of the Australian Defence Force General Angus Campbell delivers the findings from the Afghanistan inquiry. Photo: AFP Chief of the Australian Defence Force General Angus Campbell delivers the findings from the Afghanistan inquiry. Photo: AFP
Chief of the Australian Defence Force General Angus Campbell delivers the findings from the Afghanistan inquiry. Photo: AFP
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