Australia’s chief of joint anti-Isis operations details two airstrikes, including one by RAAF planes, that may have killed children

Human rights campaigners have criticised the Australian government’s delay in announcing its involvement in two airstrikes believed to have killed children in West Mosul, Iraq.

On Friday, the Australian defence force and the US-led coalition in Iraq made separate announcements on the results of the latest investigations into civilian casualties caused by airstrikes targeting Islamic State fighters.

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