Allegations of Australian war crimes in Afghanistan 'being taken seriously'

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Special forces insiders said to have told defence investigation about soldiers’ ‘illegal application of violence’

The Turnbull government says allegations that members of Australia’s elite special forces committed war crimes in Afghanistan are being taken seriously, after a confidential report was leaked to the media.

Labor says it is seeking a briefing from the government about the “deeply concerning” allegations, and it wants the report to be made public to the extent possible.

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