Taliban Reprimands Suicide Bomber For Posing In Photos With US Troops
JALALABAD, AFGHANISTAN — The Taliban issued a fiery statement of condemnation today after one of their suicide bombers was caught allegedly posing in photos with American soldiers.
The photos, which were released to the Los Angeles Times, show American soldiers with the bomber — even extending his middle finger to the camera, and in other poses which Taliban officials have called "shameful."
Haqme'd Al-Salah, a spokesman for Taliban Regional Command North (TRCN) was extremely disappointed with the bomber's actions.
"We would like to take a moment to absolutely, 100% condemn what Makfar did. Allowing his body to be photographed in such a state is an absolute shame and violation of human rights," said Al-Saleh. "No Taliban soldier is authorized to let his dead body be photographed with Americans."
The U.S. Army is continuing to investigate the incident and were equally upset over the affair.
"This is a clear violation of Army standards and these soldiers will receive appropriate punishment,"…
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