AFGHANISTAN. AFGHAN SOLDIER GETS DEATH PENALTY
March 7, 2008: a military court in Afghanistan, sentenced an Afghan soldier to death for killing a US-led coalition troop and four Afghan colleagues. The court handed down the punishment to Shukrullah, who goes by one name, in the western city of Herat, where the multiple murders took place in July 2007.
Â "He was sentenced to death on charges of shooting and killing four Afghan soldiers and a coalition soldier in Guzara Town in Herat. Three other soldiers were wounded," the commander said. The foreign soldier was wounded in the attack but died a day later. (Sources: News.com.au, 08/03/2008)