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February 8, 2005
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Testimony implicating an Israeli army captain in the killing of a Palestinian schoolgirl was found to be false. The captain returned to duties Monday after two soldiers who had accused him of riddling the girl’s body with bullets in October in the Gaza Strip were found to have lied. But military prosecutors preparing to charge the officer with excessive force said there was no immediate plan to scrap the indictment.

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