A U.S. Army investigation has uncovered grisly details of the 2002 deaths of two Afghan men in &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/usa/2001/08/04/11784.html ' target=_blank>American custody, The New York Times reported Friday, with a confidential report quoting witnesses as saying both men were repeatedly beaten before their deaths six days apart.
The Times reported it obtained a copy of a 2,000--page confidential report of the Army's investigation into the deaths, which took place at a detention center in Bagram, &to=http:// english.pravda.ru/main/2003/01/05/41643.html ' target=_blank>Afghanistan in December 2002. The Times reported it obtained the report "from a person involved in the investigation who was critical of the methods used at Bagram and the military`s response to the deaths."
According to the report, one of the two men - known to the Army only as Dilawar - died after being chained by his wrists to the ceiling of his cell for four days, tells the USA Today.
According to the Forbes, the White House said on Friday that investigations were underway into prisoner abuse by US soldiers in Afghanistan.
The choice of the city of Helsinki is not incidental as the capital of Finland had hosted US-Soviet negotiations on the limitation of nuclear stockpiles in 1969