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Photos show US soldiers in Afghanistan posing with dead civilians

'Trophy' pictures show US soldiers posing with corpses of Afghan civilians they are accused of killing for sport


The face of Jeremy Morlock, a young US soldier, grins at the camera, his hand holding up the head of the dead and bloodied youth he and his colleagues have just killed in an act military prosecutors say was premeditated murder.

Moments before the picture was taken in January last year, the unsuspecting victim had been waved over by a group of US soldiers who had driven to his village in Kandahar province in one of their armoured Stryker tanks.

According to testimony collected by Der Spiegel magazine,1518,752310,00.html the boy had, as a matter of routine, lifted up his shirt to reveal that he was not h

Added: Mar-22-2011 Occurred On: Mar-22-2011
By: allyssa
Iraq, Afghanistan, News
Tags: War Crime, USA, Afghanistan, Abu Ghraib,
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