Australian special forces accused of killing civilians in Afghanistan

Australian special forces accused of killing civilians in Afghanistan

Australian special forces have been accused of crimes committed in Afghanistan. This was facilitated by the leak of classified documents from the Ministry of Defense of the country. About this writes InoSMI.


Australian commandos appeared in Afghanistan in 2001 simultaneously with the manifestation of the US military there and stayed until 2014, after which the bulk of the troops were withdrawn from the country. However, about 400 military personnel remained in Afghanistan as part of Operation Strong Support.

According to published data, only from 2009 to 2013 there were ten cases of controversial situations where Australian special forces opened fire to kill, which killed civilians, including minor children. Two of them are undergoing an official investigation, the rest of the cases have not been widely publicized until recently.

The documents that "leaked" from the Australian Ministry of Defense describe several cases where the use of weapons the Australian military is questioned. For example, in 2009, Australian special forces threw grenades at an Afghan man in a house. As a result, five children who were with him died. In 2013, an Australian soldier opened fire on two Afghans riding a motorcycle, one of them was killed. Also mentioned are cases where the hands of the killed Taliban were cut off and a helicopter hit children playing near the village.

The Australian media corporation ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation), which publishes scandalous materials, draws attention to the tactics of special forces of all countries, operating on the principle of "shoot first - then ask," accusing the military of indifference to the lives of Afghans. According to experts, the actions of special forces in Afghanistan led to the exact opposite result, providing the Taliban with support for the local population.
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  1. knn54 19 March 2020 10: 24 New
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    They are also Anglo-Saxons.
    1. Vasyan1971 19 March 2020 10: 43 New
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      Quote: knn54
      They are also Anglo-Saxons.

      And the descendants of the most hard labor. request
      1. Leeds 19 March 2020 14: 19 New
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        The video was a shooting of an unarmed farmer lying on the ground, on whom a special forces dog attacked. Just in the head, despite the open palms. Where is humanity ...?
        1. Vasyan1971 19 March 2020 16: 19 New
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          Quote: Leeds
          Where is humanity ...?

          Only for their own, and even then not all.
        2. Nikolai Grek 20 March 2020 05: 36 New
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          Quote: Leeds
          The video was a shooting of an unarmed farmer lying on the ground, on whom a special forces dog attacked. Just in the head, despite the open palms. Where is humanity ...?

          what humanity ??? fool these also have an army capable of fighting a defenseless and civilian population !!! negative
    2. tihonmarine 19 March 2020 11: 16 New
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      Quote: knn54
      They are also Anglo-Saxons

      And all the rabble from around the world.
  2. Pereira 19 March 2020 10: 28 New
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    What was expected?
    People arrived serving the US in a hostile country that they do not need for nothing. They arrived knowingly that they were doing the wrong thing, and knowingly knowing that everyone they met was an enemy, waiting for an opportunity to put a knife into the liver. And Aboriginal children are the same.
    It’s scary. So scorching in all directions. Understand and forgive.
    1. Alexey-74 19 March 2020 10: 37 New
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      Nobody drove them to Afghanistan, and the Australians themselves are the same as the Anglo-Saxons in a different wrapper, their flag says everything, whose colony it is. So what about the Aborigines is not necessary, the Aborigines are always suffering, trying to defend themselves against the colonialists at all times ....
      1. tihonmarine 19 March 2020 13: 57 New
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        Quote: Alexey-74
        so what about the Aborigines is not necessary, the Aborigines are always suffering, trying to defend themselves against the colonialists at all times ....

        And it seems that in Australia there are already no Aborigines. Either immigrated, or exterminated, or extinct.
        1. Alex Justice 21 March 2020 15: 47 New
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          And it seems that in Australia there are already no Aborigines. Either immigrated, or exterminated, or extinct.

          Not true. A lot of them. They are under the care of the government, many benefits. From them dust particles are blown away.
  3. Gardamir 19 March 2020 10: 29 New
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    They’ll get used to it. During the years of the so-called civil war in 1919, many Russians also shot. And also together with the Americans.
  4. Victor_B 19 March 2020 10: 34 New
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    In war, as in war!
    Peaceful always perishes more than the military ...
    (Without justifying the arrogant Saxons)
  5. Vasyan1971 19 March 2020 10: 42 New
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    Straight, an epidemic of "sudden" revelations of some kind in the camp of impudent Saxons. Is Macaroni a virus?
  6. svp67 19 March 2020 10: 44 New
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    Anything happens in a war, especially among special forces, the main thing is that the death of the “civilians” was not intentional.
    1. Nikolai Grek 20 March 2020 05: 38 New
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      Quote: svp67
      Anything happens in a war, especially among special forces, the main thing is that the death of the “civilians” was not intentional.

      and for a long time you profess such an ideology ??? or is it such thin sarcasm ?? !!! what
      1. svp67 20 March 2020 09: 47 New
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        Quote: Nikolai Grek
        and for a long time you profess such an ideology ??? or is it such thin sarcasm ?? !!!

        And what kind of "ideology" have you noticed? You want to say that during the conduct of hostilities there is no loss of civilians? And it is worth making a distinction when they die, by chance and when their killing is carried out intentionally.
        1. Nikolai Grek 20 March 2020 16: 02 New
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          Quote: svp67
          And what kind of "ideology" have you noticed?

          nuuuuu, like, it happens !!! recourse
          Quote: svp67
          You want to say that during the conduct of hostilities there is no loss of civilians?

          finally, the "civilized" are waging a war that they only die, that civilians !!! negative
          Quote: svp67
          And it is worth making a distinction when they die, by chance and when their killing is carried out intentionally.

          "civilized" do so - they always claim that civilians died by accident ... in thousands !!! am and how much they really killed civilians, only God knows !!! am am and you say, they say by chance, well, okay, it happens !!! negative
  7. Ovrag 19 March 2020 10: 58 New
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    Yeah. These are the very civilians who are peaceful during the day. And at night, they shoot down a mortar from a mortar. Well, about motorcycles and suicide bombers. This is generally in bulk. It was and will be.
    1. tihonmarine 19 March 2020 14: 04 New
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      Quote: Ovrag
      And at night, they shoot down a mortar from a mortar.

      Yes, I remember about these, during the USSR they were also called Bandera.
      1. Ovrag 19 March 2020 15: 49 New
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        Dushmans called them. For those who have a short memory. They drank Soviet blood. The people there are like that. Who will not come. Rake.
        1. tihonmarine 19 March 2020 15: 51 New
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          Quote: Ovrag

          Dushmans called them.

          Bandera.
          1. Ovrag 20 March 2020 07: 29 New
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            In Afghanistan? Bendera? You are sick?
            1. tihonmarine 20 March 2020 10: 30 New
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              Quote: Ovrag
              In Afghanistan? Bendera? You are sick?

              Bandera, Dushmans, all one gangsters.
        2. Rzzz 19 March 2020 19: 14 New
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          Dushmans are those who in Afghanistan for American money and American weapons tried to establish their own rules. Shooting both ours and local. And they liked this business so much that they still can’t calm down, only instead of ours are minke whales.
          1. hohkn 19 March 2020 19: 28 New
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            Dushmans, these are those

            Dushman - in Farsi means "enemy".
          2. Ovrag 20 March 2020 07: 30 New
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            They like this business since the time of the British. Nobody has conquered Afghanistan yet.
            1. Rzzz 20 March 2020 22: 51 New
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              Yes, he didn’t hurt anyone and gave up, to subjugate him.
  8. 16112014nk 19 March 2020 11: 04 New
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    In the 18th century, all the criminals, the worst of their representatives, were sent to Australia from England. Here are the consequences.
    1. tihonmarine 19 March 2020 14: 10 New
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      Quote: 16112014nk
      In the 18th century, all the criminals, the worst of their representatives, were sent to Australia from England. Here are the consequences.

      Even earlier, the same criminals were evicted from England to Sierra Leone, New Zealand, North America, and Canada. But for the women, the Shetland Islands were closer, until now there is a holiday celebrating every spring when the first men appeared there (by the way, pirates).
  9. Venom11 19 March 2020 11: 19 New
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    Well, how small the children are! It was enough to classify documents and data until 2250 - and all business!
  10. Ravil_Asnafovich 19 March 2020 11: 29 New
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    A great squabble has begun, who will pour the waste of "life" on whom more.
  11. Po-tzan 19 March 2020 11: 57 New
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    Australian special forces accused of killing civilians in Afghanistan


    The fate of a soldier is one. Our Soviet special forces were blamed for the same.
  12. Ham
    Ham 19 March 2020 12: 53 New
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    correctly, more facts are needed about the "zinc boys" ... some sort of Australian alexievich will rise on hype
  13. Incvizitor 19 March 2020 13: 08 New
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    Hitler is far from the modern west.
    1. Nikolai Grek 20 March 2020 05: 41 New
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      Quote: Incvizitor
      Hitler is far from the modern west.

      Well, why ... it is, so to speak, flesh from flesh !!! request I think that only the number of victims of the Hitler regime and the current "civilized" will cause a discussion !!! and the rest, if you look, the same thing !!! request
  14. Alex Justice 21 March 2020 15: 45 New
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    It’s sad to hear.
    They ask money from the population to help firefighters, but spend millions on wars in foreign countries.