U.S. Soldiers Kill Afghan Civilians for Sport, Collect Fingers as ‘Trophies’

U.S. Soldiers in Afghanistan
Othman Mekhloufi | @othmanmekhloufi

In 2010, twelve U.S. soldiers were accused of deliberately killing Afghan civilians for sport and collecting their fingers as trophies. They, along with a Staff Sergeant, composed a secret “kill team”. The soldiers allegedly killed the civilians at random by blowing them up and/or shooting at them. These attacks occurred various times throughout the year, The Guardian reported.

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