FALLUJA, Iraq (Reuters) - Rescuers dug the bodies of six members of one family -- a couple and their four children -- out of the rubble of an Iraqi house bombed by U.S. warplanes on Wednesday, witnesses said.
The house was destroyed during air strikes on the insurgent-held town of Falluja, 50 km (32 miles) west of Baghdad.
A Reuters cameraman filmed the dead bodies being removed from the rubble of the house.
U.S. forces say their strikes are carefully targeted against fighters loyal to Jordanian militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, a self-declared ally of al Qaeda who the U.S. says is hiding in the town.
But Falluja residents say they know nothing about Zarqawi -- some even doubt his existence -- and that the air raids regularly kill civilians and destroy homes.
Wednesday, October 20, 2004
Let Freedom Reign: On Pain of Death (Part um, 2?)
President Bush is loving the Iraqi people, "the best (he) can"...
Winning Killing Hearts & Minds.