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Staff Sgt. Robert Bales to face murder charges in Afghanistan killings

The Los Angeles Times, 23 March 2012
Publié le : 23 mars 2012
 David S. Cloud and Kim Murphy 
An Army staff sergeant who allegedly gunned down civilians in southern Afghanistan this month will be charged Friday with 17 counts of murder, two U.S. officials said Thursday evening.

Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, 38, was on his fourth combat deployment when the killings occurred. He is also likely to be charged with six counts of attempted murder and assault, one of the officials said.

Both officials spoke on condition of anonymity because the charges had not been made public.

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