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US military probes video of apparent shooting in Afghanistan – Channel NewsAsia

Posted by Martin C. Fox on January 12, 2018

“I am disappointed and also concerned that the American people, our coalition partners, the Afghan government and the Afghan people will believe that American service members are callous and indifferent to the horrors of war or the suffering of innocent people trapped in conflict,” Votel said in a statement.

It seems as though some are indifferent. The pentagram is doing absolutely nothing constructive anywhere in the ME. It must get boring. You have to get your laughs somehow.

It is not as thought this is an isolated incident. Ask Reuters.

https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/asiapacific/us-military-probes-video-of-apparent-shooting-in-afghanistan-9854072

WASHINGTON: The Pentagon said on Thursday (Jan 11) it had opened an investigation after a video posted online appears to show an American soldier firing a shotgun at the driver of a civilian truck in Afghanistan.

The incident is nestled within a three-minute video, overdubbed with hip-hop music, that is a compilation of macho, helmet-cam footage showing US special operations forces at work in Afghanistan.

One brief clip amid the footage shows an armored vehicle driving past a truck.

The arms of a person wearing gloves and camouflage can be seen pointing a shotgun at the cab. The driver’s side window then shatters.

According to Politico, the video was posted on YouTube and was called “Happy Few Ordnance Symphony.”…
“I am disappointed and also concerned that the American people, our coalition partners, the Afghan government and the Afghan people will believe that American service members are callous and indifferent to the horrors of war or the suffering of innocent people trapped in conflict,” Votel said in a statement….

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