Red Cap deaths in Iraq: 10 years on

Red Caps

It was June 2003 when six Royal Military Policeman were murdered by a mob in Majar-al Kabir while trying to train the local force after the fall of Saddam Hussein. What has happened a decade later?

The Red Cap deaths in Iraq

Red cap deaths in Iraq

In June 2003, six members of the Royal Military Police – known as Red Caps – were shot by a mob while on a patrol of police stations in Majar al Kabir, southern Iraq. The killings were regarded as murder and not an act of war by the Iraqi government. Since then the families of the men […]