NZ Herald: NZDF staff asked to ‘tell the truth’ after alleged SAS operation cover-up

New Zealand Defence Force staff arriving at work in Wellington are being told to “tell the truth” as campaigners ask them to discreetly give more information about an alleged cover-up of a NZ SAS mission in Afghanistan.

It has been a year since the release of Hit and Run penned by journalists Nicky Hager and Jon Stephenson.

The book details a New Zealand Special Air Service-led raid on two isolated villages in Afghanistan in search of fighters they suspected were responsible for the death of a New Zealand soldier.

None of the fighters were found and by the end of the raid 21 civilians were dead or wounded, most of whom were children and women, including a 3-year-old girl who was killed.

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