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Wed June 5, 2013
American Soldier Pleads Guilty In Afghan Massacre
Originally published on Wed June 5, 2013 6:19 pm
Army Sgt. Robert Bales pleaded guilty Wednesday to killing 16 Afghan civilians in a nighttime massacre. Audie Cornish talks with NPR's Martin Kaste, who listened to Sgt. Bales recount the killings at a military court hearing in Washington state. Bales has struck a deal with prosecutors that will spare him the death penalty.