This video, found on YouTube, apparently shows an American airstrike on an enemy position. Voices in the background indicate that American troops have filmed the attack and are heard celebrating a direct hit. Such videos can be used by America's enemies to paint U.S. troops as bloodthirsty, say experts.
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