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US Files Terror Charges Against Afghan Detainee


U.S. military prosecutors have filed terror-related charges against an Afghan detainee accused of launching missiles toward U.S.-occupied areas in Afghanistan several years ago.

Mohamed Kamin, who is believed to be 30 years old, was charged Wednesday with one count of providing material support for terrorism. The charge must be approved by the Defense Department before Kamin can be tried.

Kamin allegedly trained at an al-Qaida camp. He is also accused of conducting surveillance on U.S. military bases.

He is the 14th detainee at the U.S. military base in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, selected for prosecution under a special U.S. military war-crimes tribunal.

The Guantanamo facility holds at least 275 terror suspects captured in Afghanistan and elsewhere.

Some information for this report was provided by AP and Reuters.

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