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Two US Marines face courts martial over Taliban urination

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Two US Marines will face trial by courts martial for urinating on the bodies of dead Taliban fighters in Afghanistan and posing for photographs with them, the Pentagon said on Monday. 

A US Marine is seen on patrol in Helmand Province in June. Two US Marines have been referred to trial by courts martial for urinating on the bodies of Taliban dead in Afghanistan and posing for photographs with them, the Pentagon said.

The charges against Staff Sergeants Joseph Chamblin and Edward Deptola come a month after three other Marines were sanctioned administratively for their role in the July 27, 2011 incident in Afghanistan's Helmand province.

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