Friday, January 13, 2012
IS IT REAL? United States Marine Corps investigate desecration video, Afghanistan's Hamid Karzai calls footage 'simply inhuman' - NY Daily News
REPORT: The U.S. Marine Corps is investigating a shocking video that appears to show four Marines cracking wise while desecrating the bodies of three dead Taliban terrorists.
Dressed in full combat gear and holding rifles at their sides, the four men stand over the three corpses sprawled out near an overturned wheelbarrow. The warriors start urinating on the bloodied bodies, and cracking sickeningly insensitive jokes.
“Have a great day, buddy,” one of the chuckling men in camouflage says in a comic, high-pitched voice as the group defiles the dead.
“Golden — like a shower,” another jokes.
The graphic, 39-second video went viral on the Internet Wednesday, sparking comparisons with the photos of soldiers posing with naked captives at Abu Ghraib prison — and threatening to spark a new, anti-American outcry around the Muslim world.
Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/united-states-marine-corps-investigating-online-video-appears-show-marines-urinating-corpses-taliban-fighters-article-1.1004795#ixzz1jMjnWs3r
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