US soldiers kill Iraqi civilians again

In this video from the USA, ´an Iraqi civilian speaks out against the war and the current American occupation

From AFP news agency:

BAGHDAD – Seven Iraqis, among them three women and a child, were on Tuesday reported killed by the US military, a day after Washington and Baghdad agreed to keep American forces in Iraq beyond 2008.

The deaths of more civilians come as Iraqis begin reassessing the controversial role of the US military in their war-ravaged country.

Iraqi security officials said three women and a man were killed when the minibus in which they were travelling came under American military fire in Baghdad’s northeastern Al-Shaab neighbourhood.

The vehicle was carrying employees of Al-Rasheed bank and the gunfire wounded another two people — a woman and a man, they said. …

In a separate statement the military said its troops opened fire on a car which tried to speed through a road block during an operation against Al-Qaeda in Iraq on Monday, killing a child and two men.

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