US Military ‘Trying to Retrieve’ Iraq Killings Video

From BBC News:

The US military says it is trying to retrieve the original video tapes of a controversial helicopter attack on a group of people in Iraq in 2007.

Footage of the attack was published on the internet by the website WikiLeaks.

Two of those killed were Reuters news agency employees whose cameras were mistaken for weapons, the US says.

The Pentagon has not questioned the video’s authenticity but says it cannot make a complete verification until the original tapes have been located.

“We’re attempting to retrieve the video from the unit who did the investigation,” US Central Command spokesman Capt Jack Hanzlik was quoted as saying by the Associated Press news agency.

[Read more at BBC News]

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  • http://www.ContraControl.com/ Zenc

    I suspect the next step in this “retrieval” process is for the Pentagon to declare that Wikileaks (or some agent of Wikileaks) is actually in possession of the “original” copy and therefore needs to be raided, ransacked, and charged with some sort of crime.

  • http://www.ContraControl.com/ Zenc

    I suspect the next step in this “retrieval” process is for the Pentagon to declare that Wikileaks (or some agent of Wikileaks) is actually in possession of the “original” copy and therefore needs to be raided, ransacked, and charged with some sort of crime.

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