Saturday, May 14, 2005

War Crying

Explosion effectively finishes off squad --The explosion enveloped the armored vehicle in flames, sending orange balls of fire bubbling above the trees along the Euphrates River near the Syrian border... Among the four Marines killed and 10 wounded when a bomb exploded under their amtrac on Wednesday were the last battle-ready members of a squad that four days earlier had battled foreign fighters [?!? The *U.S. Marines* are the *foreign fighters.* Hello, McFly?] holed up in a house in the town of Ubaydi. In that fight, two squad members were killed and five wounded. In 96 hours of fighting and ambushes in far western Iraq, the squad had just ceased to be. --more from the citizens

Marines Killed in Iraq Insurgent Search

Twenty-five US soldiers and Marines killed in the last week.

'Thousands' flee fighting in Iraq ---more and more homeless people, on top of all of the death...

Guerrillas have killed thousands of Iraqi police and security forces since a U.S.-led invasion toppled Saddam Hussein in 2003.


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