IT system ‘wiped to cover up SAS killings’

The IT system used by UK Special Forces was ‘forensically wiped’ to cover up evidence of extra-judicial killings by SAS units in Afghanistan, an inquiry heard today (mon). The probe is hearing allegations more than 50 summary executions were carried out by elite troops in war-torn Afghanistan between 2010 and 2013. The inquiry is also hearing allegations the Royal Military Police’s (RMP) investigation of reported unlawful killings by Special Forces soldiers was inadequate. The RMP had attempted to forensically recover…

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