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SAS reports reveal troubling pattern of suspicious deaths in Afghanistan

Summary by Ground News
Newly obtained military reports suggest one British unit may have unlawfully killed 54 people in one six-month tour in Afghanistan. BBC found evidence suggesting former head of Special Forces failed to pass on evidence to a murder inquiry. Ministry of Defence said British troops "served with courage and professionalism in Afghanistan"
3 months ago·London, United Kingdom

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SAS unit repeatedly killed Afghan detainees, BBC finds

Internal emails seen by the BBC show top special forces officers were aware of concerns over killings.

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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The GuardianThe Guardian

Military police ask BBC for details ahead of Panorama’s SAS death squad claims

Request comes despite MoD saying BBC ‘irresponsible’ and ‘incorrect’ to broadcast reports Afghan civilians shot in cold blood

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Daily ExpressDaily Express

BBC SLAMMED by MoD for putting 'frontline troops at risk' in SAS 'death squads' programme

THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE (MoD) has slammed the BBC over allegations made during a Panorama programme that SAS "death squads" killed unarmed civilians, claiming it has put British frontline troops at risk.

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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The TelegraphThe Telegraph

BBC accused of putting front-line troops at risk over SAS ‘death squads’ programme

BBC accused of putting front-line troops at risk over SAS ‘death squads’ programme

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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The TimesThe Times

SAS ‘death squad’ accused of killing Afghan detainees

Evidence suggesting SAS troops murdered detainees and unarmed people in cold blood on operations in Afghanistan is to be reviewed by military police.The Ministr

3 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Wales OnlineWales Online

Members of SAS killed detainees and unarmed people, says BBC report

The Ministry of Defence said it could not comment on specific allegations

3 months ago
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