Yet more USA war crimes... 

Yet more USA war crimes...


Iraqis Claim U.S. Troops Killed Civilians Near Tikrit

Police Request U.S. Military Investigation of Highway Shooting

Jan. 9, 2004 -- The shooting deaths of four Iraqi civilians on a highway near Tikrit have stirred anger in the city and shaken efforts to build residents' trust in Iraqi police working with U.S. commanders. Tikrit police are convinced American soldiers -- though not locally based -- fired the fatal shots, but the U.S. military says it has no record that its troops were involved. NPR's Emily Harris reports.


U.S. Friendly Fire Kills at Least Nine in Iraq

Sept. 12, 2003

U.S. forces accidentally open fire on Iraqi police apparently involved in a high-speed car chase, killing at least eight Iraqis and a Jordanian hospital worker. The incident occurs in Fallujah, a hotbed of resistance to U.S. forces. Two U.S. soldiers are killed in a separate incident in a nearby town. Hear NPR's Emily Harris.


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