Family of 15 Killed in Iraq as US Troops Fire on Minibus - 2 April, 2003

Allied troops in Iraq have fired on a minibus near the town of Hillah, killing a family of 15, al-Jazeera TV reports. The American central command has so far refused to comment on the incident.

The is the second attack on a civilian vehicle in the last two days: on Monday, March 31, US soldiers opened fire on a car when the driver apparently ignored an order to stop. The Pentagon has said that 7 women and children were killed and a further 2 people were injured. 4 other passengers escaped unhurt. Other sources claim that there were 15 people in the car, of whom 10 were killed and 2 seriously wounded, and that the soldiers at the checkpoint did not fire any warning shots.

In total, according to Iraqi sources, over 30 people were killed and 100 injured during yesterday's bombing of Hillah.

Comments
China wants Moscow to confront pressure from Washington together
It is about time Russia should exit Western project
Turkey invades Syria to Moscow's and Washington's silent consent
U.S. Humiliates South Korea, Threatens North Korea
Sanctioned and isolated, Russians take palm of global leadership away from Americans
Sanctioned and isolated, Russians take palm of global leadership away from Americans
Sanctioned and isolated, Russians take palm of global leadership away from Americans
Russia eyes opportunity to restore all Soviet bases that had to be abandoned after 1991
Russia eyes opportunity to restore all Soviet bases that had to be abandoned after 1991
U.S. Humiliates South Korea, Threatens North Korea
Russia eyes opportunity to restore all Soviet bases that had to be abandoned after 1991
Russia eyes opportunity to restore all Soviet bases that had to be abandoned after 1991
U.S. Humiliates South Korea, Threatens North Korea
It is about time Russia should exit Western project
Russia eyes opportunity to restore all Soviet bases that had to be abandoned after 1991
It is about time Russia should exit Western project
It is about time Russia should exit Western project
It is about time Russia should exit Western project
U.S. Humiliates South Korea, Threatens North Korea
It is about time Russia should exit Western project
Ukraine's Western allies point their guns at President Poroshenko