Photographs may help explain Iraqi deaths, al-Sweady inquiry hears

British troops alleged to have murdered up to 20 prisoners after a fierce battle in May 2004, and tortured five other captives Photographs of dead Iraqis taken by a British army officer after a battle in the south-east of the country may be the key to establishing whether they were killed during that encounter or murdered after being taken prisoner, a public inquiry heard on Tuesday.

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Photographs may help explain Iraqi deaths, al-Sweady inquiry hears