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Troops said to have cut off hands

INCENDIARY ISSUE:Past incidents of mutilation of insurgent corpses by members of NATO-led coalition forces in Afghanistan have led to complaints and unrest

AP and Reuters, CANBERRA

Australian troops operated under strict rules of engagement “while ensuring that the actions of Australian forces are consistent with our obligations under Australian and international law,” the Australian military said.

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