Army seeks death penalty in Afghan massacre case

Prosecutors say Staff Sgt. Robert Bales left his remote base in southern Afghanistan early on March 11. Prosecutors say he first attacked one village, returned to the base, and then slipped away again to attack another nearby compound. Sixteen people were killed, nine of them children. (AP file) Photo by
Prosecutors say Staff Sgt. Robert Bales left his remote base in southern Afghanistan early on March 11. Prosecutors say he first attacked one village, returned to the base, and then slipped away again to attack another nearby compound. Sixteen people were killed, nine of them children. (AP file) Photo by
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