Tuesday, April 15, 2003

At least 10 people were killed and scores wounded in shooting in Mosul, a hospital doctor said, as other witnesses alleged US troops had opened fire.

"There are perhaps 100 wounded and 10 to 12 dead" following the shooting near the local government offices in a central square, Dr Ayad al-Ramadhani said Tuesday at the emergency department of the city hospital.

Three witnesses questioned by AFP and casualties who spoke to hospital staff said US troops had fired on the crowd which was becoming increasingly hostile towards the city's new governor, Mashaan al-Juburi, as he was making a pro-US speech....

--Yahoo News/AFP

Yahoo has this up among the top headlines on its home page. No sign of it on the title screens at MSNBC, CNN, ABC News, Fox News, The New York Times, or The Washington Post.

Most of those title screens do, however, feature Laci Peterson.


UPDATE: The deep thinkers at Lucianne.com respond to a Sky News report on this incident. Here's Reply #4:

Good riddance! Most of those shot are not for a free Irag. Some are just misfortunate. Thoser who choose freedom must identify and eliminate those who stand in the way! LIVE FREE OR DIE!

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