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US soldier linked to Iraq attack video charged

SHERRYLYN CLARKE, [email protected]

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BAGHDAD — An American soldier suspected of leaking a military video of an attack on unarmed men in Iraq was charged with multiple counts of mishandling and leaking classified data and putting national security at risk, the U.S. Army said in a statement today.

Army Special  Bradley Manning is suspected of leaking a classified video that shows a group of men walking down the street before being repeatedly shot by the Apache helicopters.

The American gunners can be heard laughing and referring to the men as “dead bastards.” (AP)