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U.S. Acknowledges it 'accidently' killed 9 more Iraqi civilians

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posted on Feb, 4 2008 @ 01:58 PM
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U.S. Acknowledges it 'accidently' killed 9 more Iraqi civilians


www.nytimes.com

BAGHDAD — American forces said Sunday that they had accidentally killed nine Iraqi civilians and wounded three in a strike aimed at militants of Al Qaeda in Mesopotamia south of Baghdad, acknowledging what appeared to be one of the deadliest cases of mistaken identity in recent weeks.

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[edit on 4-2-2008 by DimensionalDetective]




posted on Feb, 4 2008 @ 01:58 PM
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Ahhh...More 'liberating' of the Iraqi people and spreading of 'democracy'. Now does the pentagon not think that these people are going to retaliate for this? When they do, they'll just be labeled as 'insurgents'. How sad.

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A military statement released late in the day said the accidental killings happened Saturday in Iskandariya, about 25 miles south of the capital, and that the wounded were taken to American military hospitals.

The statement did not further identify the civilian victims, but the Iraqi police said American aircraft, responding to an attack on an American convoy, had erroneously bombed Iraqi civilian guardsmen who have contracted with the American military to fight Al Qaeda in Mesopotamia.




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[edit on 4-2-2008 by DimensionalDetective]



 
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