Prosecutor at war crimes court to seek investigation into Afghanistan conflict

Reuters News
Posted: Nov 03, 2017 9:01 AM

THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Friday said she will seek approval to open a formal investigation into allegations of war crimes in Afghanistan.

Fatou Bensouda said in a statement that there is "reasonable basis to believe" war crimes and crimes against humanity were committed.

(Reporting by Stephanie van den Berg Writing by Anthony Deutsch; Editing by Larry King)