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Army Staff Sgt. Robert Bales will face 17 counts of murder, assault, dereliction of duty along with other charges Friday morning, according to the Associated Press.
Bales was arrested following a shooting spree in southern Afghanistan on March 11, where he is accused of gunning down nine children and eight adults.
38-year-old Bales will be charged in a military court at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas.
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