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Robert Bales: US soldier jailed for life for Afghan massacre

An American soldier who was found guilty of murdering 16 unarmed Afghan civilians in Kandahar province has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole.

Staff Sergeant Robert Bales apologised in court for the shootings.

Alastair Leithead reports from Los Angeles.

  • 24 Aug 2013
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