The U.S. Army is still investigating whether its troops in Iraq came under attack by guerrillas posing as journalists after an American helicopter was shot down last week, a senior officer says.
But Major General Charles Swannack, commander of the 82nd Airborne Division, said on Tuesday four Iraqis working for Reuters and the U.S. television network NBC who were detained in the area were probably "in the wrong place at the wrong time".
The military said on Friday that men wearing protective jackets marked with the word "Press" opened fire on U.S. troops securing the helicopter crash site near Falluja, where the 82nd Airborne is responsible for security
Wednesday, January 07, 2004
AND YET ANOTHER REASON TO DISTRUST "THE PRESS"
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