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Navy SEALs shared classified information for video game
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Washington, November 10, 2012
First Published: 13:35 IST(10/11/2012)
Last Updated: 13:36 IST(10/11/2012)

Seven officers from the US Navy SEALs, which is an elite force that operates on secret missions, were disciplined for revealing classified information for a video game, CBS News reported.



According to CBS News, all seven of them worked for two days as paid consultants for a recently released video game "Medal of Honor: Warfighter".

It was not specified what secrets they exactly gave to the Electronic Arts, which produced the game, but one of the game's mission portray an attack on Somali pirates' den, a mission that could be carried out by SEALs in reality.

One of the reprimanded special task officers took part in the raid, which killed world's terrorist number one Osama bin Laden. All seven of them still remain on active duty, while four more members of the team were put under investigation.


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