Al-Sweady public inquiry into Iraqi deaths opens

A public inquiry has begun into claims that British soldiers tortured and killed Iraqis after a battle in southern Iraq in 2004.

Today, the Al-Sweady inquiry were shown graphic images of bodies being taken to a local hospital.

ITV News' Special Correspondent Geraint Vincent reports.

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Iraqi deaths inquiry opens

The al-Sweady public inquiry has begun, more than three years after it was ordered. The inquiry will examine claims that UK soldiers murdered 20 or more Iraqis, and tortured detainees in Maysan Province, southern Iraq, in May 2004.