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Jury sentences Major Nidal Hasan to death in Fort Hood shooting rampage

By Agence France-Presse
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 15:32 EDT
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US Major Nidal Hasan is shown in San Antonio to Bell County Jail in Belton, Texas (AFP)
 
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A court martial sentenced a US army officer to death on Wednesday for carrying out an Al-Qaeda inspired mass shooting on the Fort Hood base that left 13 people dead.

After only four hours of deliberations, the forewoman of a jury of military officers said that it was their unanimous verdict that 42-year-old Major Nidal Hasan be put to death.

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