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US soldier shoots Iraqi driver dead

Posted By admin On July 11, 2009 @ 5:28 am In World News | Comments Disabled

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Saturday, July 11, 2009

An American soldier has shot dead an Iraqi truck driver on a highway north of the capital of Baghdad, the US military says.

According to a military statement, the incident happened after the truck, which was approaching a broken down US logistic convoy on the highway between the cities of Tikrit and Balad, did not respond to warnings for it to stop, AP reported on Saturday.

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The military said soldiers flashed vehicle lights and shouted for the truck to stop, but it continued to accelerate.

The US and Iraqi forces are jointly investigating the incident.


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