Wednesday, January 24, 2007

Heavy Loses Today, 5 Mercenaries and 2 Troops

US forces had another bad day in Iraq. Five of the mercenary troops were killed when their helicopter crashed in Baghdad.

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It appears that the mercenaries may have been killed after the crash.

BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) - Four of the five Americans killed when a U.S. security company's helicopter crashed in a dangerous Sunni neighborhood in central Baghdad were shot execution style in the back the head, Iraqi and U.S. officials said Wednesday.

In addition to the mercenary deaths 2 addition traditional troops have also been killed.


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