Contractors say Blackwater supplied forbidden guns…

Two men who worked for the security firm formerly known as Blackwater say the company issued weapons to their employees in Afghanistan despite the military prohibiting workers from carrying guns.

Justin Cannon and Steven McClain were involved in a shooting earlier this month that killed an Afghan and injured two others.

They said Thursday they frequently asked superiors why the company distributed weapons without U.S. military authorization.

Cannon says they were told to ignore the ban.
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