London, Mar.15 (ANI): An American soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians, including women and children, has been flown to Kuwait.
The BBC quoted U.S. officials, as saying that legal proceedings against the unnamed staff sergeant will now be conducted in another country.
The victims were shot in their homes, causing outrage across Afghanistan.
The transfer coincides with a visit by U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta in Afghanistan.
The Taliban has promised retribution for the killings. (ANI)
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