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US soldier linked to Iraq helicopter video leak charged
Posted By admin On July 7, 2010 @ 4:18 am In Featured Stories,World News | Comments Disabled
July 7, 2010
The US military has pressed criminal charges against a soldier suspected of leaking video of a US helicopter attack in Iraq to the website, WikiLeaks.
Army Spc Bradley Manning is accused of transferring classified data on to his personal computer and transmitting it to an unauthorised third party.
Spc Manning allegedly handed over footage of an Apache helicopter killing 12 civilians in Baghdad in 2007.
He was detained in Baghdad in June, two months after the video’s publication.
The army has yet to say what leaked information led to the charges, however the date of the operation cited in the charge sheet matches that of the helicopter incident – 12 July 2007.
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