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Report finds Australian troops unlawfully killed 39 Afghans | AP News
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Report finds Australian troops unlawfully killed 39 Afghans | AP News

39 Afghans were unlawfully killed by SAS troops a military report reveals. The report mentions Australian troops allegedly shooting prisoners to get their “first kill.” This practice was known as blooding. The troops in question would plant weapons on the bodies to make it look as though they were killed in action. Around 25 members have been named as the perpetrators and have also been accused of at least two accounts of cruel punishment.

Source: https://apnews.com/article/australia-war-crimes-new-zealand-7d73ce2ff249f70fb19c1c4fd522785a?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=EBB%2011.19.20&utm_term=Editorial%20-%20Early%20Bird%20Brief

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