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Chief of Army Lieutenant General Rick Burr ‘sickened’ by Afghanistan war crimes inquiry report – ABC News

Lieutenant General Rick Burr, the head of Australia’s Army, said he was particularly sickened by allegations of “blooding”, and said he is determined to lead the…



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The Chief of Army was left “sickened” by the findings of a landmark investigation into allegations of war crimes levelled against Australian Special Forces, which recommended 19 defence personnel be investigated for allegedly illegally killing people in Afghanistan.
Key points:

  • The investigation found credible information relating to war crimes allegedly committed by Australian Special Forces
  • Lieutenant General Rick Burr said he was determined to lead the Army to “a better place”
  • An SAS squadron embroiled…

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