Report: Soldier accused of Afghan shooting flown to Kuwait

The US soldier accused of shooting dead 16 Afghan civilians has been flown out of Afghanistan to Kuwait, The New York Times reported Wednesday, citing an unidentified senior US official.
The commander of US and Afghan forces in Afghanistan, General John Allen, made the decision based on a legal recommendation, a US official said.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai's office was understood to have accepted that the soldier be tried in a US court, provided the process was transparent and open to media.
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