Australia to prosecute troops for Afghan war crimes

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA (AP) — Australia yesterday announced a new investigative agency to build criminal cases against Australian special forces suspected of committing war crimes in Afghanistan.

The Office of the Special Investigator is to be formed after a four-year investigation into allegations and rumours surrounding behaviour of some soldiers in Special Air Service (SAS) and Commando Regiments in Afghanistan from 2005 and 2016.

More details on Friday’s Borneo Bulletin