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U.S. Opens Case Against Marines for Alleged Murder

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U.S. Opens Case Against Marines for Alleged Murder

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U.S. Opens Case Against Marines for Alleged Murder

U.S. Opens Case Against Marines for Alleged Murder

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U.S. military prosecutors in California have begun to lay out their case against seven Marines and a Navy corpsman. The servicemen are accused of committing murder while serving in Iraq.

The incident in town of Hamdania was one of several that has called attention to the conduct of American troops in Iraq.