U.S.: 200 Afghan teens detained

In report to U.N., State Department says ‘combatants’ held for a year

Posted: December 9, 2012 at 3:23 a.m.

The U.S. military has detained more than 200 Afghan teenagers who were captured in the war for about a year at a time at a military prison next to Bagram Airfield in Afghanistan, the United States has told the United Nations.

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Front Section, Pages 4 on 12/09/2012