U.S. forces kill 7-member family in northern Hilla – police

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Babel, Sept 22, (VOI) – U.S. forces killed a family of seven members including women and children on suspicion they belonged to one of the militias in al-Iskandariya district, 50 km north of Babel province, an official police source in Babel said.”U.S. forces raided a house in al-Iskandariya and opened fire at a family, killing all seven members. The U.S. soldiers then detonated the house,” the source, who declined to have his name mentioned, told the independent news agency Voices of Iraq (VOI).
No comment was made by the U.S. side so far on the reported incident. The source noted that after detonating the house, the U.S. forces clashed with the local residents of al-Iskandariya, killing 12 of them. Hilla, the capital of Babel, lies 100 km north of Baghdad.

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