French Foreign Legion officers on trial over training deaths


Four officers of France's Foreign Legion are on trial for alleged manslaughter over the deaths of six recruits in an avalanche in January 2016 while on a training exercise in the French Alps.

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The French Foreign Legion’s notoriously tough approach to military training is to be examined in a court in Lyon where four officers and junior officers face trial for manslaughter over the death of six recruits who died in an avalanche, reports The Guardian.