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Monday, June 05, 2006

U.S. Military Denies New Abuse Allegations at Ishaqi (Marines Exonerated from Killings)

abcnews ^ June 2, 2006

Posted on 06/02/2006 12:43:57 PM PDT by demlosers

Officials Conclude Troops Followed Rules of Engagement

Horrific images of Iraqi adults and children have fueled new allegations that U.S. troops killed civilians in the Iraqi town of Ishaqi. But ABC News has learned that military officials have completed their investigation and concluded that U.S. forces followed the rules of engagement.

A senior Pentagon official told ABC News the investigation concluded that the allegations of intentional killings of civilians by American forces are unfounded.

Military commanders in Iraq launched an investigation soon after the mid-March raid in the village of Ishaqi, about 50 miles north of Baghdad...

Why is it the MSM is all over the Marines about the pending Hiditha investigation, but conveniently ignore this? Because I believe they want to see su fail and are affraid that we won't!