US soldier faces trial for murder of Afghan civilian

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February 23, 2011
Dawn [Pakistan]    
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"Yar Mohammad was in Iran one afternoon last September when his electrician father was taken from his home in an Afghan village by US and Afghan soldiers, beaten in a school bathroom and then shot in the head. ... Sergeant Derrick A. Miller from the Connecticut National Guard is charged with murder, and will appear before a court martial at Fort Campbell in Kentucky on June 6, 2011, an army spokeswoman said in a statement." (02/23/11)

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