Several ‘illegal foreign detention facilities’ uncovered in Afghan govt probe

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Several “unlawful” prisons run by coalition forces in Afghanistan have been uncovered at Camp Bastion and Kandahar airfield in an investigation commissioned by President Hamid Karzai. The find could put a further strain on Afghan-Western relations.“We have conducted a thorough investigation and search of Kandahar airfield and Camp Bastion and found several illegal and unlawful detention facilities run and operated by foreign military forces,” the head of the committee, Abdul Shakur Dadras, told the government Saturday, The New York Times reported.Two sites were surveyed by Dadras’s team in the southern provinces of Helmand and Kandahar – Camp Bastion, operated by the British, and the Kandahar airfield, which the Americans run. In the course of the investigation the team surveyed number of prisoners and the conditions they were kept in.

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