Eight GIS held over sol­dier’s death

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - Uk & World Update -

EIGHT Amer­i­can soldiers have been charged over the death of a fel­low sol­dier in south­ern Afghanistan, orig­i­nally put down to sui­cide. Pri­vate Danny Chen, a 19-year-old from Newyork, was found in a guard tower in Kan­da­har prov­ince with what the army de­scribed at the time as “an ap­par­ent self-in­flicted gun­shot wound”. The army an­nounced in Oc­to­ber that it was in­ves­ti­gat­ing Chen’s death. Chen was as­signed to the 3rd Bat­tal­ion, 21st In­fantry Reg­i­ment, 1st Stryker Bri­gade Com­bat­team, 25th In­fantry Divi­sion, Fort Wain­wright, Alaska.

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