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The arrest of five members of British special forces on charges of committing war crimes in Syria

The arrest of five members of British special forces on charges of committing war crimes in Syria

British officials say that at least five members of the country’s special forces have been arrested on charges of committing war crimes during their mission in Syria.This matter has been reported by the Guardian newspaper, citing some British defense sources.The British Ministry of Defense has not officially confirmed the arrest of these forces.Based on the report, the ministry has said that it takes any allegations of crimes against special forces seriously.Sources whose name was not mentioned in the report did not provide more details on this matter.It is not yet clear whether the arrest of these soldiers will lead to prosecution and conviction.It should be noted that a large number of British special forces have been deployed in Syria in the past few years to fight against ISIS and support the democratic forces.​