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Afghans testify against massacre soldier Sgt Robert Bales

21 August 2013 Last updated at 07:46 BST

Afghans who survived a massacre carried out by a US soldier in Afghanistan have testified at his trial.

A military jury heard graphic details of the killings and will decide whether or not he will be eligible for parole after he admitted that he was responsible for the deaths of 16 civilians.

Alastair Leithead reports on the case's disturbing details.