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Wednesday, March 22, 2006 

Horrifying

Iraqi children being executed by US forces...
Iraqi police have accused American troops of executing 11 people, including a 75-year-old woman and a 6-month-old infant, in the aftermath of a raid last Wednesday on a house about 60 miles north of Baghdad.

The villagers were killed after American troops herded them into a single room of the house, according to a police document obtained by Knight Ridder Newspapers. The soldiers also burned three vehicles, killed the villagers' animals and blew up the house, the document said...

The report identified the dead by name, giving their ages. The two men killed were 22 and 28. Of the women, one was 22, another was 23, a third was 30 and the fourth was 75. Two of the children were 5 years old, two were 3, and the fifth was 6 months old, the document said.
Complete story here.

And another story of Iraqi children being executed by US forces -
After a roadside bomb killed a U.S. Marine in western
Iraq, American troops went into nearby houses and shot dead 15 members of two families, including a 3-year-old-girl
Complete Story here.

Horrible and sad.

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