Detained Iraqis being guarded by a British soldier, as shown at the The Al-Sweady Inquiry
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Al-Sweady inquiry: Officer denies Iraqi mutilation claim

A British officer has denied claims UK forces mutilated the dead bodies of Iraqis after a notorious 2004 battle.

Col Adam Griffiths also said he was unaware of allegations prisoners had been mistreated or unlawfully killed after the so-called "Battle of Danny Boy" firefight.

Caroline Wyatt reports.

  • 02 Sep 2013
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