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US forces kill Iraqi guards by mistake

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posted on Sep, 3 2008 @ 05:21 PM
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US forces kill Iraqi guards by mistake


www.news.com.au

US forces have killed six Iraqi security personnel north of Baghdad, Iraqi officials say, in an incident which the American military said was a case of "mistaken fire''.

The shooting erupted at a joint Iraqi police and army checkpoint in the town of Tarmiyah at around 5am (10am AEST), interior and defence ministry officials said.

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posted on Sep, 3 2008 @ 05:21 PM
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Whooops, you're on our side?

Sorry! Just another case of friendly fire. Nothing to see here, move along...

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posted on Sep, 3 2008 @ 07:21 PM
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I wonder if the Iraqis "looked like terrorists." :shk:

But to be fair, I suppose things like this will happen when you have two seperate forces operating in the same area without proper integration and/or C+C.



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