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kerrygoddess Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-19-05 06:55 PM
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U.S. Probes Afghan Body Desecration Charges
U.S. Probes Afghan Body Desecration Charges
October 19th, 2005

Troubling news via NBC tonight, of a video broadcast on Australian news that allegedly shows U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan burning the bodies of two Taliban fighters, then using the incident to taunt Taliban forces.

If true, incident would apparently violate the rules of warfare.

SBS, an Australian public broadcast network, aired the story Wednesday night. U.S. Army officials confirm that a free-lance cameraman working for the network was embedded with the 82nd Airborne at the time of the alleged body burning.

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