Navy SEAL on trial for murder 'also shot at elderly Iraqi civilians', sniper claims

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A former Navy SEAL testified about how his comrade stabbed an ISIS prisoner he said looked about 12-years-old during their deployment on Wednesday and claimed the accused also shot at innocent Iraqi civilians.

Sniper Dylan Dille told jurors Wednesday that he believed Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher shot an old man and fired at women walking along a river and a group of people getting water.

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It was before he allegedly murdered a young ISIS fighter and posed for photos with his dead body afterwards, they claimed.

Dille said on Wednesday that the fight was aged between 12 or 15. He says he left him in Gallagher's custody then came back and he was dead.

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It follows claims on Tuesday from prosecutors who say he texted his friends afterwards and bragged about killing the fighter with his hunting knife.

Gallagher has pleaded not guilty to 40 war crimes including murder and attempted murder. His attorneys say he is being set up by a group of SEALs who dislike him.

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