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Korea jails US soldier for 10 years

A Korean court sentenced an US soldier for 10 years in jail for the rape of an 18 year old girl.

Kevin Lee Flippin, from the US Army’s 2nd Infantry Division was found guilty of breaking into the house of his 18 year old victim and raping her repeatedly, in September this year.

The US Arm’s 2nd Infantry Division has issued an apology to the victim and her family and has confirmed its cooperation with the Korean police in regards to this case.

America has more than 28,000 troops stationed in South Korea, with protests against the continued military presence occurring frequently.

Read the BBC's report here.

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