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Abdul Wahid was a citizen of Afghanistan whose autopsy was held in the United States's Bagram Theater detention facility. He was beaten to death on November 6, 2003.

Army pathologist Colonel Kathleen Ingwersen concluded his death was a homicide. She wrote on his death certificate that he died from "Multiple blunt force injuries complicated by probable rhabdomyolysis ."

Abdul Wahid's cousin Abdul Haleem reported that he was also apprehended, and tortured, on November 3, 2003. He and Abdul Wahid's father attributed the abuse to Afghan soldiers, but said American soldiers were aware of the abuse, and didn't intervene.

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