US soldiers kill 3 Iraqi children: Report…Posted: August 16, 2009
American troops have reportedly shot dead three children in northern Iraq, as the US-led invasion continues to cost more civilian lives in the volatile country.
The children — all under twelve — were killed while they were shepherding in the northern Iraqi town of al-Tarmia on Saturday, the Iraq News Agency (Al-dar al-Araqiya) reported without giving further detail.
The US military is yet to comment on the incident.
Meanwhile, according to eyewitnesses, US forces have reportedly arrested dozens of Iraqis in the town of Abu Ghraib, 32 km (20 mi) west of the capital Baghdad on the same day, the report added.
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