Apology from MoD over Iraqi boy's drowning at hands of UK soldiers

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Former judge finds troops’ actions were ‘plain and certain’ cause of death after they forced looting suspect Ahmad Jabbar Kareem Ali, 15, into Basra canal

The Ministry of Defence has said it is “extremely sorry” for the death of an Iraqi teenager who drowned after being forced into a Basra canal by four British soldiers.

Ahmad Jabbar Kareem Ali, 15, drowned in the Shatt al-Basra canal in May 2003 after he was detained by British troops on suspicion of looting near the Basra general hospital.

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