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NEWSWEEK: Blackwater Massacre Unprovoked


Sept. 30, 2007 – Since the fatal Sept. 16 Blackwater USA shooting in Baghdad’s Nasoor Square, officials from the private security company have insisted that their guards were responding to fire from “armed enemies.” Yet an extensive evidence file put together by the Iraqi National Police and obtained by NEWSWEEK—including documents, maps, sworn witness statements and police video footage—appears to contradict the contractors’ version of events. A confidential incident report, which has been provided by Iraqi National Police investigators to American military and civilian officials, concludes that the Blackwater vehicles “opened fire crazily and randomly, without any reason.”

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One Response to “NEWSWEEK: Blackwater Massacre Unprovoked”

  1. Phawker » Blog Archive » BLACKWATER WHITEWASH: Head Of State Dept.’s Blackwater Investigation Tells Staff To Shut It Down Says:

    […] article to get your bearings on this, but in a nutshell: Long before the ongoing FBI probe into the September 16 drive-by murder of 17 unarmed Iraqis in Baghdad by Blackwater bodyguards, both the State Department and the Justices Department were already investigating Blackwater for […]

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