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Report: US Handed Shooting Suspect Over To French Authorities In Afghanistan

Report: US Handed Shooting Suspect Over To French Authorities In Afghanistan

A senior U.S. military official told CNN contributor Fran Townsend that the French shooting suspect was stopped by Afghan forces who tried to turn him over to the U.S. military. The U.S. directed them to hand Merah to French forces since he was a citizen of their country. He was given over the French military by the Afghans and the French military decided to return him to France, according to the source.

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