28 September 2010

US Soldier Held in Deaths

A soldier who has allegedly killed 2 comrades is being held in Iraq.

A US soldier is being held over the shooting deaths of two American service personnel in Iraq and the wounding of another, the military said on Tuesday.
Specialist Neftaly Platero is in "pre-trial confinement" over the September 23 killing of the soldiers, the statement said.
"Our condolences go out to the families of those service members whose lives were lost," said Brigadier General Jeffrey Buchanan, the spokesman for US forces in Iraq. "We are saddened by this tragic incident."

By: Brant

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