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General David Petraeus 'appalled' by abuse of Afghan civilians

The head of US forces in Afghanistan General David Petraeus has condemned the conduct of some American soldiers who were photographed posing alongside civilian corpses.

Several photographs appeared in the German news magazine Der Spiegel. General Petraeus said the images would be used as evidence in ongoing courts martial hearings.

  • 22 Mar 2011