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New Iraq abuse allegations against UK troops

UK court to hear new allegations that troops engaged in torturing and killing prisoners during the Iraq war.
Last Modified: 29 Jan 2013 00:47

British troops will face fresh charges of breaching international law over the alleged torture and killing of prisoners during the war in Iraq.

New allegations will be revealed during a hearing at the High Court in London on Tuesday.

Lawyers for over 100 Iraqis who claim they are victims of abuse will place a file of statements before two judges, accusing British soldiers and intelligence officers of unlawful practices.

Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee reports from London.

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