NZ Herald: NZ Defence Force claims 105 errors in Hit & Run including false report of Taliban leader’s death

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The Defence Force claims journalists Nicky Hager and Jon Stephenson made 105 errors in their book Hit & Run – including reports of the death of a Taliban leader who is still alive and the destruction of a building which hadn’t been built at the time of the controversial NZ Special Air Service raid.

In a newly revealed military briefing, former NZ Defence Force chief Lieutenant General Tim Keating says eight hours of footage filmed by a United States military drone would “expeditiously exonerate” those involved.

Keating told Defence Minister Ron Mark in April he had tried again – unsuccessfully – to convince the United States to declassify the video so it could be shown to the New Zealand public.

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