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Court drops most war crime charges against US Navy SEAL served in Iraq

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A US Navy SEAL platoon leader charged with committing war crimes in Iraq was acquitted by a military jury on Tuesday of murder and all other counts except for unlawfully posing with the corpse of a captive ISIS fighter.

 

The seven-member jury deliberated for about eight hours before delivering its verdict in the court-martial of Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher, a decorated career combat veteran whose case had drawn the interest of US President Donald Trump. 

Last Modified: Tuesday، 09 July 2019 02:30 PM
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