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BAGHDAD — A U.S. soldier opened fire on fellow troops today, killing five before being taken into custody, the U.S. command said.
The shooting occurred at Camp Liberty, a sprawling U.S. base on the western edge of Baghdad near the city's international airport and adjacent to another facility where President Barack Obama visited last month.
A brief U.S. statement said the soldier "suspected of being involved with the shooting" was in custody but gave no further details. It was unclear what...
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A U.S. soldier shot dead five fellow soldiers at a U.S. military clinic in Baghdad on Monday in an incident that the top U.S. military officer suggested may have been triggered by stress.
The shootings took place at Camp Liberty, a sprawling military base northeast of Baghdad airport that houses thousands of soldiers.
U.S. President Barack Obama said in a statement that he was shocked and deeply saddened by the "horrible tragedy."