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American soldier suspected of killing 16 Afghan civilians flown out of country
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) ' A U.S. military official says the American soldier accused of killings 16 Afghan civilians on a shooting spree has been flown out of the country.
The official said Wednesday that the soldier has been flown to a "pretrial confinement facility" in another country but did not provide further details. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the information had not yet been publicly announced.
The official did not provide a reason for the move, saying only that the decision had been made to continue legal proceedings outside of Afghanistan.