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U.S. Diplomat Killed in Baghdad Mortar Attack
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Edited on Sun Oct-24-04 06:17 AM by Bleachers7
BEIJING (Reuters) - A U.S. diplomat was killed in a mortar attack near the Baghdad airport early on Sunday, Secretary of State Colin Powell said in a statement.

"I mourn the loss of one of our own today in Baghdad. Assistant Regional Security Officer Ed Seitz was killed in a mortar attack on Camp Victory. Ed was a brave American, dedicated to his country," Powell said in the statement issued while he was flying to China from Japan.

A U.S. soldier was also wounded in the attack, State Department spokesman Richard Boucher told reporters.

It was not immediately clear if Seitz was the first U.S. diplomat to be killed in Iraq, U.S. officials said.
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  -U.S. Diplomat Killed in Baghdad Mortar Attack Bleachers7  Oct-24-04 06:14 AM   #0 
  - the green zone isn't even safe,  AZDemDist6   Oct-24-04 08:41 AM   #1 
  - "I mourn the loss of one of our own"  oneighty   Oct-24-04 09:05 AM   #2 
  - This guy is NO DIPLOMAT  saigon68   Oct-24-04 09:12 AM   #3 
  - But he kept us safe from Canadian peaceniks  Don Claybrook   Oct-24-04 09:18 AM   #4 
  - SEITZ IS A THUG AND A CRIMINAL  saigon68   Oct-24-04 11:44 AM   #7 
  - He is a former Navy Seal.  Nlighten1   Oct-24-04 09:20 AM   #5 
  - No pity for these fat-necked pigs!  sh0rtbus   Oct-24-04 11:16 AM   #6 
  - A big difference between a diplomat and a man who holds  dArKeR   Oct-24-04 11:54 AM   #8 
  - They are WHORES alright  saigon68   Oct-24-04 04:10 PM   #9 
  - Sounds like Seitz was their boss;  Englander   Oct-25-04 05:44 AM   #12 
  - Even IF he was a MERCENARY  Gyre   Oct-24-04 05:40 PM   #10 
  - Special Agent Ed Seitz - Torturer at Abu Ghraib?  ausiedownunderground   Oct-24-04 08:59 PM   #11 
  - fascinating information ausiedownunderground!  leftchick   Oct-25-04 06:58 AM   #13 
  - Welcome to DU ausiedownunderground!  Tight_rope   Oct-25-04 03:43 PM   #19 
  - Seitz Killed @Camp Victory/ 49 Iraqis Police Killed At Camp Victory  Mary T   Oct-25-04 08:23 AM   #14 
     - very interesting Mary....  leftchick   Oct-25-04 08:37 AM   #15 
        - Here's What I Think Happened  Mary T   Oct-25-04 08:56 AM   #16 
           - kick  saigon68   Oct-25-04 09:39 AM   #17 
           - Mary, your scenario is much more plausable....  leftchick   Oct-25-04 09:53 AM   #18 
           - I think you may have hit it on the nose Mary T!  Tight_rope   Oct-25-04 03:47 PM   #20 
 

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