U.S. Military Denies Torturing and Killing Civilians in Afghanistan



Mike O'Brien
02/26/2013

The U.S. military has denied that its forces have been involved in the killing and abduction of civilians in a hard-hit province in eastern Afghanistan. Officials have responded to Afghan President Hamid Karzai's accusations on Sunday in which he said U.S. special forces troops and Afghans working for them have been torturing civilians in Wardak. He ordered the elite unit to get out of the troubled province within two weeks, hampering U.S. counterterrorism efforts in an region where Talib...
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