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Eight U.S. Soldiers Charged With Murdering Iraqi


http://gdb.rferl.org/4e80205a-418c-4958-bfaa-c7434c207ebb_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/4e80205a-418c-4958-bfaa-c7434c207ebb_mw800_mh600.jpg U.S. Marines in Iraq (file photo) (AFP) June 22, 2006 -- Seven U.S. Marines and a Navy corpsman have been charged with the premeditated murder of an Iraqi civilian.


The accused could face the death penalty if convicted by a U.S. military court in California.


This case is unconnected with the alleged killing by other Marines of 24 Iraqi civilians in the western Iraqi city of Al-Hadithah last November.


(AP)

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