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WAR: Civilian Convoy Attacked in Baghdad

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posted on May, 30 2004 @ 12:45 PM
Fox News (cable) is reporting that a civilian convoy has been attacked in Baghdad showing images of SUV's in flames and Iraqis cheering and firing guns in the air. Unconfirmed reports say as many as 3 perhaps more were taken hostage and there were at least 2 bodies in the streets the bodies may have been taken as well...

Developing report.

Original web source:

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Gunmen attacked three civilian vehicles carrying foreigners in northwest Baghdad Sunday, killing two Westerners and seizing three others, witnesses and police at the scene said.

Two of the four-wheel-drive vehicles, of the type used by foreign contractors, employees of the U.S.-led administration and some media in Iraq, appeared to have collided after coming under fire on a main highway, and two bodies could be seen.

Locals and police said the attackers had dragged away three survivors of the attack. Their fate was unknown.

In one of the cars, a dark-colored sports utility vehicle, both front airbags had inflated and were stained red with blood. Bloodstains were also soaked into the back seat.

Please click the original source link for the full report.

This looks a lot like a terrorist attack and much like the last where US civilians were burned and mutilated.

[Edited on 5-30-2004 by Valhall]

posted on May, 30 2004 @ 06:55 PM
I hope not, but with the taking of hostages will another Nick Berg video be coming out? Will the reaction be the same, ie; more interest in who's behind the camera than what's infront.

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