Monday, January 16, 2012

U.S. Marines in video identified, may face court martial

The four United States marines who appeared in a video that has embarrassed the country into a slew of high-level apologies to the Afghan people have been identified and are likely to face disciplinary proceedings in a court martial, according to officials here.
Screenshot of the humiliating video
On Friday, reports emerged that all four marines in the video had been identified although the search was still on for the person who shot the video. With two of the Marines already questioned on Thursday by criminal investigators, officials confirmed that the men were originally from Camp Lejuene in North Carolina and served in the Third Battalion, Second Marines.

Read more: The Hindu 16 Jan 2012
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