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Tracer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-06-03 08:57 AM
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26. Indiscriminate Fire.
I'm sure that most of you have seen footage of the aftermath of the firefight in Samarra.

What struck me the most was seeing the hundreds of bullet holes in buildings, from the ground floor up to the 4th (or 5th) floor. This certainly indicated to me that rounds were sprayed everywhere and not in a targeted manner.
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  -US forces accused of 'massacre' in disputed Iraq battle Billy_Pilgrim  Dec-03-03 03:11 PM   #0 
  - new thought  Smirky McChimpster   Dec-03-03 03:24 PM   #1 
  - wonder where the bodies are  alittlelark   Dec-03-03 03:29 PM   #2 
     - Unfortunately, "hate" is the correct word to use.  Bozola   Dec-03-03 03:43 PM   #4 
     - Now, how can you blame the U.S. military for this?  damnraddem   Dec-03-03 03:47 PM   #6 
     - Where are the bodies?  reprobate   Dec-03-03 05:53 PM   #16 
  - There Does Not Seem Much Real Dispute Here, Mr. Pilgrim  The Magistrate   Dec-03-03 03:31 PM   #3 
  - I agree  pinto   Dec-03-03 03:49 PM   #7 
     - There have been several reports of indisciminate fire by US troops  Barrett808   Dec-03-03 05:20 PM   #12 
        - Sadly - I fear that you are correct -  ConcernedCanuk   Dec-03-03 05:26 PM   #13 
           - Some examples of "collateral damage"  Barrett808   Dec-03-03 05:49 PM   #15 
           - kick n/t  pinto   Dec-03-03 06:42 PM   #21 
           - our troops aren't trained for peacekeeping  truthspeaker   Dec-06-03 08:28 AM   #25 
  - USA may regret not keeping newspeople safe in Iraq  ConcernedCanuk   Dec-03-03 03:46 PM   #5 
  - BFEE Believable? You Must Be kidding! Truth Is The First Casualty Of War  mhr   Dec-03-03 04:03 PM   #8 
  - From the first this story has looked wrong.  izzie   Dec-03-03 04:06 PM   #9 
  - this isn't going away  xchrom   Dec-03-03 05:08 PM   #10 
  - We must remember, most of the USA's forces are young Americans  ConcernedCanuk   Dec-03-03 05:18 PM   #11 
     - confused and scared  Marianne   Dec-03-03 05:44 PM   #14 
        - "and that absolves them all. ??? " - No - not at all  ConcernedCanuk   Dec-03-03 05:56 PM   #17 
        - This has been what it is all about since day 1, intention to steal OIL.  goforit   Dec-03-03 05:58 PM   #18 
        - Marianne, I completely understand your anger.  reprobate   Dec-03-03 06:00 PM   #19 
        - When was that time?  0007   Dec-03-03 07:14 PM   #22 
        - as I read your post, a song ran in my head  UpInArms   Dec-03-03 06:22 PM   #20 
        - Kudos, Marianne!!!  akitamata   Dec-06-03 04:07 AM   #23 
  - US SOLDIER BLASTS SAMARRA FIREFIGHT 'LIES'  JudiLyn   Dec-06-03 04:12 AM   #24 
  - Thanks for the update, JudiLyn. Link works fine.  Billy_Pilgrim   Dec-06-03 09:28 AM   #27 
  - Indiscriminate Fire.  Tracer   Dec-06-03 08:57 AM   #26 
 

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