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2 Iraqi Women Working for U.S. Are Shot to Death in Taxi

A day after two American civilians and their Iraqi translator were killed in a roadside ambush, two Iraqi washerwomen working for American forces were attacked by masked gunmen and shot to death, police officials said Thursday. Maj. Riyadh Kadhem Jawad of the Iraqi police said the women, who cleaned and ironed clothes for American soldiers in the southern city of Basra, were driving home Wednesday night in a taxi when four gunmen surrounded their car, ordered the taxi driver out and then shot the women. “The driver thought the attackers were looters,” Major Jawad said. “He told them to take the car but not hurt the girls. But they opened fire.” He addied that they “shot five bull’s-eyes in each girl.” Full Story

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