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Kandahar Massacre (2012)

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  • U.S. Military could visit Afghan shooting site

    U.S. Military could visit Afghan shooting site
    U.S. militaryinvestigators may travel as early as this week to the Afghan villages where an American soldier is alleged to have shot and killed 17 civilians last month in a shooting rampage. It would be the first visit by U.S. investigators who had...
  • U.S. has no access to site of Afghan massacre

    U.S. has no access to site of Afghan massacre
    U.S. militaryofficials have yet to gain access to the sites where 17 Afghans were killed in Kandahar, an obstacle that could make it more difficult to prosecute the American soldier accused of the multiple homicides. U.S. personnel have not been able...
  • Lawyer for Sgt. Bales raises possibility of PTSD in Afghan massacre case

    Lawyer for Sgt. Bales raises possibility of PTSD in Afghan massacre case
    The lawyer for Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, accused of killing 17 Afghan civilians, said Wednesday the military will have a difficult time trying to prove his client committed the crimes and that experts likely will find that Bales suffers frompost-...
  • U.S. boosts compensation for grisly Afghanistan killings

     
    The U.S. paid families of Afghans killed earlier this month in a shooting spree allegedly committed by an American soldier substantially more than it usually does in such cases because of the horrific nature of the massacre, according to senior military...
  • Legal defense fund set up by wife of Staff Sgt. Bales in Afghan massacre

    Legal defense fund set up by wife of Staff Sgt. Bales in Afghan massacre
    A legal defense fund for Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, charged with 17 murders in a shooting rampage in an Afghan village, has been established, his wife said Saturday. With the support of Bales' extended family, wife Kari formed The Staff Sergeant...
  • Afghan shooting: U.S. pays $50,000 per villager killed

     
    The U.S. government has paid $50,000 in compensation for each of the Afghan villagers who were killed in a shooting rampage in which an American soldier faces murder charges, Afghan officials said Sunday. Families of the wounded received $11,000 per...
  • U.S. pays $860,000 to families of Afghan shooting victims, officials say

    U.S. pays $860,000 to families of Afghan shooting victims, officials say
    he United States gave $860,000 to the families of people in Afghanistan killed or wounded in a shooting rampage that is being blamed on U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, two Afghan officials said Sunday. The money includes $50,000 for each of 16...
  • Afghan Gun Massacre Families Paid Compensation

    Afghan Gun Massacre Families Paid Compensation
    KANDAHAR, Afghanistan (Reuters) - U.S. authorities have given cash compensation to the families of Afghans killed in a shooting rampage allegedly carried out by an American soldier in Kandahar province, a family member and a tribal elder said on Sunday....
  • Sgt. Bales formally charged in 17 murders, could face death

    Sgt. Bales formally charged in 17 murders, could face death
    Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales was charged Friday with 17 counts of murder and six counts of assault and attempted murder in a shooting rampageĀ in Afghan villages, the U.S. military said. Bales, 38, is accused of leaving a remote outpost in Kandahar...
  • Source: Afghanistan slaying suspect first failed to mention children

     
    Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales initially asserted that he had shot several Afghan men outside a U.S. combat outpost in southern Afghanistan on March 11 and did not mention that a dozen women and children were among the dead, according to a senior U.S....
  • Afghan leader Karzai at 'end of rope' over civilian deaths

     
    Afghan President Hamid Karzai, in a fresh outburst of angry rhetoric against the United States, declared he was at the “end of the rope” over civilian deaths in the war and what he described as excessive U.S. secrecy over the probe into a...
  • Taliban reject talks as Karzai demands Western pullback

     
    In twin blows to American efforts to wage war and negotiate peace in Afghanistan, President Hamid Karzai on Thursday demanded a quicker end to the Western combat mission and a pullback of NATO troops from rural areas, while the Taliban movement declared a...