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July 19, 2007 12:58am
AN Australian private security operator was left for dead by American forces after he was seriously wounded during an ambush in southern Iraq.
The US refused to provide a helicopter to evacuate the wounded man after being told he was Australian, News Limited reports.
The Queensland man, who suffered severe leg and abdominal injuries, was delivered to Basra air base by a British road convoy more than seven hours after the attack.
Originally posted by racerzeke
risk 10 for 1? I was watching a show about black water and they were pinned down and the military wouldnt help them, and guess what they were american.
Originally posted by elevatedone
of course it isn't a U.S. news source.
Two sides to every story.
Must have all the facts.
Originally posted by ka47
the people who did this make me sick. it actually makes me ashamed of my own country, and countrymen.