German news group runs photos of Afghan killings

Army investigators looking into the deaths of three Afghan civilians last year seized gruesome photographs kept by troops as trophies. Five soldiers based at Joint Base Lewis-McChord south of Seattle are charged with murder.

In one photograph published Sunday, Cpl. Jeremy Morlock of Wasilla, Alaska, grins as he lifts the head of a corpse by the hair. In another, Pvt. 1st Class Andrew Holmes of Boise, Idaho, poses with the same corpse.

A third shows two apparently dead men propped against a pillar.
The Army says the photos depict "actions repugnant to us as human beings and contrary to the standards and values of the United States Army."

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