U.S. troops hand over Bagram Prison

    8:32 AM, Mar 25, 2013   |    comments
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    BAGRAM, Kabul, Afghanistan (CBS) -- U.S. troops handed over full control of Bagram detention center to Afghanistan forces on Monday (March 25). Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel discussed the transfer wth Afghan President Hamid Karzai by telephone.

    Pentagon spokesmans George Little said, "The secretary welcomed president Karzai's commitment that the transfer will be carried out in a way that assures the safety of the Afghan people and coalition forces by keeping dangerous individuals detained in a secure and humane manner in accordance with Afghan law."

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