A total of eight Marines have been charged [list of charges and specifications; JURIST report] in connection with the deaths of 24 Iraqi civilians in Haditha [JURIST report], including women and children, last November. The Haditha investigation marks the largest US criminal case for civilian deaths during the war in Iraq. Wuterich said last year that his unit followed the rules of engagement [JURIST report] and did not purposefully attack civilians. AP has more.
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