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Arrest in Britain Follows Footage of Alleged Abuse in Iraq

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Arrest in Britain Follows Footage of Alleged Abuse in Iraq

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Arrest in Britain Follows Footage of Alleged Abuse in Iraq

Arrest in Britain Follows Footage of Alleged Abuse in Iraq

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Military police in Britain arrested a man after pictures allegedly showing British troops beating and kicking Iraqi youths were published in a U.K. newspaper. Officials refused to reveal where the arrest was made or confirm whether the arrested man was a serving soldier.

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