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Military Probes Detainee Deaths in Afghanistan, Iraq

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Military Probes Detainee Deaths in Afghanistan, Iraq

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Military Probes Detainee Deaths in Afghanistan, Iraq

Military Probes Detainee Deaths in Afghanistan, Iraq

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Human rights groups warn that the abuse of detainees in U.S. custody may extend far beyond the Abu Ghraib prison near Baghdad. Since 2002, more than 30 prisoners have been killed while in detention in Afghanistan and Iraq. The U.S. military is investigating at least nine deaths in which rough treatment was involved. Hear NPR's Michele Kelemen.