Malcolm Turnbull says Australia involved in mistaken bombing of Syrian troops

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Australia’s prime minister confirms Australia was involved in a US-led airstrike on what was believed to be an Islamic State position

Malcolm Turnbull has acknowledged Australian aircraft were involved in US-led airstrikes in eastern Syria that mistakenly killed Syrian army troops but has blasted Russian for politicising the error.

According to Russia’s military the airstrike, reported on Sunday, killed at least 62 soldiers near Deir ez-Zour, with more than 100 wounded.

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