(11 am. – promoted by ek hornbeck)
A secret video showing US air crew falsely claiming to have encountered a firefight in Baghdad and then laughing at the dead after launching an air strike that killed a dozen people, including two Iraqis working for Reuters news agency, was revealed by Wikileaks today.
The footage of the July 2007 attack was made public in a move that will further anger the Pentagon, which has drawn up a report identifying the whistleblower website as a threat to national security. The US defence department was embarrassed when that confidential report appeared on the Wikileaks site last month alongside a slew of military documents.
The guy in the beginning of the video that was supposedly carrying an RPG, was not carrying an RPG, that was the photographer from Reuters. The gunner in the video is trigger happy and misrepresenting the facts on the ground.
Warning: Graphic Content
This video contains images of people being shot and killed.