UK troops' families can sue over Iraq deaths

Top court says families of soldiers killed by roadside bombs in Iraq have right to sue UK government.

    Families of British troops killed by roadside bombs in Iraq have won the right to sue the government.

    The Supreme Court has ruled that British troops serving in battle are covered by domestic and European human rights laws.

    Relatives whose loved ones died while travelling in lightly armoured vehicles can now take their cases to trial.

    Al Jazeera's Nadim Baba reports from London.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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