Afghan army uses 'Bible gun sights'

New Testament references found on gun sights used to train Afghan and Iraqi forces.

    Revelations that US troops have been using guns with a biblical reference inscribed on part of the weapon, throws the claim that their military is a secular force into question.

    The Pentagon has been buying scopes from a company called Trijicon for at least five years.

    Its South African founder started the practice three decades ago. The company has continued to inscribe the parts ever since.

    The gun sights are being used in Afghanistan, from where Al Jazeera's  David Chater reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    Heron Gate mass eviction: 'We never expected this in Canada'

    Hundreds face mass eviction in Canada's capital

    About 150 homes in one of Ottawa's most diverse and affordable communities are expected to be torn down in coming months

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    In 1959, a year before Nigeria's independence, a 23-year-old student helped colour the country's identity.