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US studies urination on Taliban's bodies (Video)By Pajhwok Reporter Jan 12, 2012 - 17:56
WASHINGTON, Jan 12, 2012: The United States Marine Corps has launched an investigating into the authenticity of a video, widely being circulated on the internet, showing its soldiers urinating on the Taliban's dead bodies.
"While we have not yet verified the origin or authenticity of this video, the actions portrayed are not consistent with our core values and are not indicative of the character of the Marines in our corps," the Marine Corps said on Thursday.
In a statement, it added: "Headquarters Marine Corps has recently been made aware of a video that portrays Marines urinating on what appear to be deceased members of the Taliban." The matter would be fully investigated, the corps promised.