Iraq: US soldiers investigated for killing family

June 30, 2006 17:34

BEIJI, Iraq (AP) _ Five US Army soldiers are under investigation for allegedly raping a young woman, then burning her body after killing her and three members of her family, a US military official told The Associated Press on Friday. The US command announced that Maj. Gen. James D. Thurman, commander of coalition troops in Baghdad, had ordered a criminal investigation into the alleged killing of a family of four in Mahmoudiya south of Baghdad but gave no further details and did not say how many troops were involved.

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