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Army Releases Documents in Prison Abuse Probe


The U.S. Army says it has reviewed an American soldier's videotape from Iraq that appears to show troops kicking a wounded and bound Iraqi prisoner, and concluded that such behavior was inappropriate but not criminal.

The internal military report about the videotape was part of a massive release of 1,200 pages of documents following a lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union.

The military says its investigation of the videotape did not result in any new abuse charges, in part because the video apparently has been destroyed. A spokesman said, "The Army continues to investigate and hold people accountable when appropriate. Nearly 110 American soldiers are said to have been disciplined for their actions in Iraq.

Some information for this report provided by AP.

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