Thu Mar 22, 2012, 06:38 PM
MindMover (3,266 posts)
Bales to be charged with murder in Afghan killings
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A U.S. official says Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales will be charged with 17 counts of murder in the massacre of Afghan villagers.
The official says charges against Bales also include six counts of attempted murder and six counts of aggravated assault and other violations of military law. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the charges had not been announced.
The 38-year-old soldier allegedly gunned down nine Afghan children and eight adults as they slept in their homes in two southern villages.
Read more: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_AFGHANISTAN_SUSPECT?SITE=AP&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT&CTIME=2012-03-22-18-31-25
I do not have words to express my feelings right now.............
Soldier faces 17 murder counts in Afghanistan massacre.... http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-bales-charges-20120324,0,2359394.story?track=rss
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Thu Mar 22, 2012, 09:46 PM
FirstLight (8,950 posts)
the military will do it's best to pin this on one lone crazy person, never to admit that there is a atmosphere of mercenary-style tactics going on.
This is for any NSA or other Government lackeys who find it interesting to read my posts!