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Prosecution's witnesses drops bombshell in testimony against SEAL

(CNN)When the trial of a decorated Navy SEAL opened in a San Diego military courtroom Tuesday, prosecutors promised jurors would hear from witnesses who saw the special warfare operator plunge a knife into the neck of a wounded ISIS prisoner.But by week's end, one of the prosecution's own witnesses dropped a bombshell, testifying that he was the one responsible for the ISIS fighter's death, not Chief Petty Officer Eddie Gallagher. It was an extraordinary twist in the court-martial's opening days, but just one of many revelations. Other witnesses testified that during their deployment to the Iraqi city of Mosul in 2017, they saw Gallagher not only stab the young ISIS prisoner, but fire at non-combatants, including a young girl estimated to ...
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