Pictures released of Afghan shooting suspect

The first pictures have been released of US Army Staff Sergeant Robert Bales, the soldier implicated in the massacre of 16 villagers in Afghanistan this week.

Sergeant Bales is enroute from Kuwait to USAG Fort Leavenworth.

He has not yet been charged over the incident.

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Afghan shooting suspect named

The American soldier accused of killing 16 Afghan civilians has been named as Staff Sergeant Robert Bales, a US Official has told Reuters.