Allegations Ben Roberts-Smith gunned down prisoner with prosthetic leg backed by witnesses, court told

Ex-SAS soldier is appealing court ruling that dismissed his defamation case against Sydney Morning Herald, the Age and the Canberra Times over war crimes reports

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Allegations Ben Roberts-Smith dragged a prisoner with a prosthetic leg outside an Afghan compound before machine-gunning him were backed up by numerous witnesses, a court has heard.

The decorated war veteran is appealing a federal court judgment that in June dismissed his defamation case over 2018 reports about his alleged involvement in the murder of four unarmed prisoners while deployed in Afghanistan in 2009 and 2012.

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