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US Marine urination video prompts backlash fears

A video of US Marines apparently urinating on dead Taliban fighters has prompted shock from the international community and the promise of a full investigation from the US Defence Secretary.

Although a Taliban spokesman has said the video will not affect efforts to broker peace talks in Afghanistan, there are fears the incident could lead to a backlash against soldiers in the country.

Ian Pannell reports from Washington.

  • 12 Jan 2012
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