US army probes deaths of 3 Iraqi civilians shot by American troops

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October 5, 2007 10:59

 
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The US military said Friday it was investigating the deaths of three civilians who were shot by American troops near a checkpoint set up by Iraqis who have joined forces against extremists. The civilians were killed Thursday in Abu Lukah, a village just north of Musayyib, about 60 kilometers south of Baghdad, the military said. The brief announcement did not identify the civilians by sect or provide other details.

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