Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Sparing A Turkey, But Not Civilians

"The number of civilians killed in Iraq last month reached a record 3,709, most of them the result of sectarian violence, according to a U.N. report released Wednesday.

The report by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq blamed much of the killing on roadside bombs, drive-by shootings, kidnappings and police abuse. Revenge killings are also common, the report found. The majority of the bodies bore signs of torture and gunshot wounds, the report said." ...

Nancy Trejos "U.N.: Iraqi Civilian Deaths at New High" Washington Post November 22, 2006

Baghdad, Iraq

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