ex-Blackwater guards sentenced for Baghdad killings

A former Blackwater security guard was sentenced to life in prison and three others got 30-year terms on Monday in the massacre of 14 unarmed Iraqi civilians at Baghdad in 2007.

ex-Blackwater guards sentenced for Baghdad killings

World Bulletin / News Desk 

U.S. District Court Judge Royce Lamberth sentenced former Blackwater security guard Nicholas Slatten to life in prison for murder in connection with the 2007 massacre of 14 unarmed Iraqis, closing a chapter of the U.S. war in Iraq that tested relations between the two countries.

Slatten had been convicted by a jury in October.

U.S. judge sentences 3 former Blackwater guards to 30 years each in prison in Baghdad shooting

In addition, U.S. judge on Monday handed down lengthy prison terms to three former Blackwater guards convicted in the 2007 massacre of 14 unarmed Iraqis, closing a chapter of the U.S. war in Iraq that tested relations between the two countries.

Paul Slough, Evan Liberty and Dustin Heard were sentenced to 30 years each for voluntary and attempted manslaughter.

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