Survivors of a September 16 incident in which the Iraqi government accuses Blackwater USA security guards of fatally shooting 17 Iraqi civilians without provocation have told FBI investigators harrowing stories of their ordeals.
Iraqis have said 27 Iraqis were wounded in the shooting, which has sparked an international controversy over the conduct of private U.S. contractors in Iraq. The guards were protecting a State Department convoy.
An FBI team arrived in Baghdad on October 4 to investigate. Read full article »