US soldier who killed 16 civilians had 'head injury'

The soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians, most of them children, and burning their bodies was trained as a sniper and recently suffered a head injury in Iraq, US officials have said. The name of the suspect, a married, 38-year-old father of two, has not been released.

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US won't alter Afghan plan

The killings by a U.S. soldier of 16 Afghan civilians will not change the timetable for the withdrawal of American troops, the White House says.