Radio NZ: ‘NZDF admits ‘alternate possibilities’ in 2012 Afghan firefight’

The Defence Force stands by the findings of its official investigation but accepts friendly fire may have played a bigger role in a deadly firefight in Afghanistan in 2012.

Two New Zealanders and four Afghans were killed in the Battle of Baghak, the subject of a Stuff documentary series The Valley, in which Afghan soldiers cast doubt on the Court of Inquiry conclusion that most casualties were from insurgents.

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