Soldier cuts fingers from dead Taliban

Discussion in 'The Intelligence Cell' started by vvaannmmaann, Dec 14, 2011.

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  1. It's not as if he was using them is it...Honestly??
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  2. Investigation still on going.
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  3. During the post mortem examinations of the victims following the Marchiness sinking. The hands were cut off to aid with identification, they were also very badly decomposed. The hands got mixed up and consequently there was a mix up on identifications of the deceased. Following an enquiry it was mandated that the dis-extension of hands fingers were not allowed for identification purposes.

    If this was done with good-intent and to prove identification then no doubt someone will be asked to fall on their sword.
  4. Guns

    Guns LE Moderator Book Reviewer
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    Could be worse. Could have been alive.
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  5. And if we pool our knowledge we can probably name the guy but as an investigation is still ongoing etc, etc.
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  6. Just realised what you mean mate,post gone now
  7. I think it would be wise for a Mod to lock this thread!
  8. Do we have mods on this site?,must be a Very rare occasion they do anything
  9. [​IMG]
  10. Improvise, adapt, overcome!
  11. Forastero

    Forastero LE Moderator

    Very funny. Anyway, locked for the time being.
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